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Digital Life Sciences shortlisted for Medilink UK award

Digital Life Sciences has been celebrated as one of of three new businesses with the most promising future in its sector. The company has been shortlisted for the Start-Up award at the Medilink UK Healthcare Business Awards, an annual event that celebrates cutting edge technologies, outstanding business achievements and international success within UK life sciences.

NHS local Learning has been renamed HEWM Learning

NHS local Learning, the online service that provides training and educational resources for NHS staff in the West Midlands, has been renamed HEWM Learning and has been given Health Education West Midlands branding and a bold new design. As a result of this name change, the web addresses of NHS local Learning and Education resources will […]

Join our webinar: The latest ‘appenings in healthcare – 25 March 2014

Join us on Tuesday, 25 March 2014 at 2pm for the next Digital Life Sciences webinar, this time focussing on the role that mobile phone apps are starting to play in the management of our healthcare. Recent developments in mobile technology have generated many new words and phrases. However, there is arguably none more prevalent […]

Andrew Chitty reports on the Mobile World Congress, Barcelona 2014

Mobile World Congress (MWC) is Europe’s biggest technology gathering and, with 72,000 delegates, 16 congress halls and possibly the largest collection of mobile phone salesmen and women in the world, is a daunting event on many levels. But it’s also an increasingly important meet-up in the world of digital health as more and more mobile […]

Keep track of your wellbeing with an online health record

A Better Plan

Digital Life Sciences is inviting people to keep track of their health and make their own personal care plans online. Anyone can register with A Better Plan and use it to monitor their fitness, keep a log of their happiness, set goals and create action plans. The secure online service allows people to: reflect on their health […]

Robin Vickers to speak at DISCOVER UK Forum

Robin Vickers, executive director and founder of Digital Life Sciences, will be speaking at the DISCOVER UK Forum on delivering digital health in primary care. Organised by Digital Birmingham the DISCOVER UK Forum: Technologies for care – the imperative for change will be held on Tuesday, 18 March 2014 at Conference Aston, Birmingham. The event, aimed […]

NHS local is now known as Locally Healthy

NHS local, the digital service that enables people to compare healthcare and manage their health, has a new name and a new home. The service was renamed Locally Healthy on Thursday, 6 March 2014 and has changed its web address to www.locallyhealthy.co.uk. Only the name and URL have changed. People will still be able to compare […]

Patient gives thumbs up to Living it Up

An expert patient with a serious lung condition has spoken of the companionship he has found through the innovative health and wellbeing service Living it Up. Jim Taylor from Edinburgh, was speaking at the NHS Lothian regional launch of the website, which is delivered by Digital Life Sciences. Living it Up is a three year […]

Robin Vickers delivers the RSM’s Medical Innovation Briefing

Robin Vickers, executive director and founder of Digital Life Sciences, was a guest speaker at the Royal Society of Medicine’s Medical Innovation Briefing. Robin, spoke on the opportunity to transform healthcare using digital technologies at the event held in London on Wednesday, 5 March 2014. He said: “We have the opportunity to disrupt three common interactions: […]

Warwick Medical School launches app to help parents bond with their babies

A ground-breaking app, designed to help parents interact with their infants, is being launched at the House of Commons by Warwick Medical School with the Association for Infant Mental Health. Getting to Know Your Baby is the first app to use insight into the six baby states of consciousness to enable mums and dads to […]