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Asthma Smart App (Asthma+me) used in primary care avoids presentation to Emergency Department for 6 year old with severe asthma

Moira Gibbons1, Robert Thornton2, Nicki Barker1, Craig Burgess3, Kevin Auton3, Heather Elphick1. 1Department of Respiratory Medicine, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, 2Wath Health Centre, Rotherham and 3Aseptika Ltd, Cambridgeshire Introduction Paediatric asthma is an NHS 10-year (NHS Long-Term) priority1 and innovative approaches to managing the increasing number of children with moderate-to-severe asthma are needed. In […]

Posted on April 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Helping GPs with vital signs monitoring at home supporting online and telephone consultations

GPs are now seeing just seven in every 100 patients face-to-face because of the coronavirus outbreak, following a marked shift to online and telephone appointments across England. Last year fewer than 1% of appointments were conducted by video link, and 80% were in person.  Social distancing and the need to protect NHS staff has changed […]

Posted on April 16, 2020

Be Self-Care Aware: Stock-up your cupboards to take care of common illnesses

Passing through the GP surgery the other day I picked up an NHS leaflet about being self-care aware!

Posted on November 13, 2017

Self-Care: Saving the NHS for when we really need it!

Young people are more likely to consult “Dr Google” to understand their symptoms, and then seek the advice of a GP to confirm their diagnosis.

Posted on February 7, 2017