News Posts matching 'NHS'
Latest guidance from GPs about using pulse oximetry to help if you catch COVID-19
If your SpO2 falls between 88-92% you should go to A&E immediately.If your SpO2 is usually lower than 95% and you have the virus, ANY drop in Sp02 is a cause for concern and you should seek help immediately.
Posted on January 12, 2021
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
Remote Care Support for Older People and the Most Vulnerable using Activ8rlives App
The UK has announced that older people (over 70 years of age) and the most vulnerable may soon need to self-isolate for up to four months. UK Company Aseptika is offering its Activ8rlives4 Health+Wellness App free-of-charge for families to provide remote support for older family members that have to self-isolate, which is also available via […]
Posted on March 17, 2020
Aseptika named as one of four Medtech Companies to Watch: Most exciting respiratory disease technology companies in Europe
A new report “Counting the Cost of Respiratory Disease”, by Health Enterprise East, has named Aseptika as one of four Medtech companies to watch.
Posted on February 10, 2020
Young people are at higher risk of having an asthma attack than any other age group living with the condition, the charity Asthma UK is warning
Findings from a poll of more than 10,000 people with asthma by Asthma UK, found that young adults are twice as likely as people over 60 to need emergency care for their condition.
Posted on January 23, 2019
Aseptika wins grant from Innovate UK to undertake a clinical trial with its child asthma solution
Aseptika has been awarded an Innovate UK grant to undertake an RCT of its asthma management solution for children who have moderate-to-severe asthma.
Posted on January 21, 2019
Pollution and Respiratory Disease combination causing a lot of health problems
Prevent, Monitor and Act-Early with Activ8rlives’ Asthma+me App and PUFFClicker.
Posted on December 10, 2018
Maggie an Activated Cardiac Patient speaking to NHS leaders in the East of England about self-care
Coinciding with National Self-Care Week, Eastern AHSN is hosting its “Innovation in healthcare: new solutions to well-known issues” event with over 60 NHS leaders from the NHS in the East of England.
Posted on November 12, 2018
Does your child have asthma or do you know of a parent whose child has asthma?
We are looking for families to act as beta testers for Asthma+me and this will include a training course in Cambridgeshire on weekends to help busy parents balance work and home life.
Posted on July 23, 2018