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  • 19Jul

    Self Care Week 2018

    Whilst we don’t want to wish away our summer, 12th November will be here in next to no time so, don’t be caught out, start planning activities for Self Care Week now.  In addition to the case studies featured in this newsletter, a range of material is freely available to help. Self Care Week is…

  • 19Jul

    4 areas AI makes the world more accessible

    Excerpts from an article in Charity Digital News: AI technology such as voice interaction, image recognition and real-time captioning is starting to break down barriers for people with sensory, physical and cognitive disabillities. In today’s world, so much relies on information. But this can make navigating everyday life even more of a barrier for people…

  • 19Jul

    Blog: How PPI changes professionals

    People with an interest in patient and public involvement (PPI) spend a lot of time talking about definitions. There is, for example, the question of whether members of the public should be described as “patients”, “service users” or “consumers”. Another question is whether they are “involved”, “engaged” or “participating”. Deeper debate considers whether people are…

  • 19Jul

    Two-thirds of people will visit pharmacist for advice rather than GP

    Article in The Pharmaceutical Journal: Almost two-thirds (65%) of people say they choose to visit a pharmacist rather than a GP for advice on minor self-treatable ailments at least some of the time, research commissioned by pharmaceutical firm Sanofi shows. The survey of 1,200 people, which was carried out by polling company Kantar TNS to aid…

  • 19Jul

    New grant to fund website redevelopment for small charities

    The new programme from the Transform Foundation offers charities with an income of between £100k and £350k funding to redevelop their website, helping them amplify their impact. The Transform Foundation has announced the launch of a new funding programme designed to fund the development of new websites for small charities with incomes between £100k and £350k. With…

  • 12Jul

    Three great examples of charity ‘AI for good’ projects

    The doors of AI innovation are opening for the charity sector, with companies such as Microsoft reaching out to partner with charities on their ideas. Charity Digital News showcases three standout examples of charity AI partnerships already emerging. There is a huge amount of excitement around Artificial intelligence (AI) right now in all sectors and industries. But look…

  • 12Jul

    Get involved in RAREfest 2018

    Cambridge Rare Disease Network would like to invite you to get involved in RAREfest 2018: A first of its kind rare disease inspired celebration and exhibition on 30th Nov and 1 Dec 2018 at Cambridge Guildhall. We are particularly interested in the rarer disease community supporting this new venture as we believe together we will all be…

  • 12Jul

    A modern NHS requires collaborative leadership with patients as leaders at decision-making tables

    Excerpts from an opinion piece written in a personal capacity by David Gilbert, patient director, Sussex MSK Partnership (Central): The story of the NHS can be recast as a narrative on power. Faced with the threat of a BMA strike, the founder of the NHS, Aneurin Bevan, conceded that GPs would retain the freedom to run their practices as small…

  • 12Jul

    Get Online Week

    As many of you will know already, Get Online Week is coming back! Taking place between Monday 15 and Sunday 21 of October, the 2018 campaign will once again ask people to Try 1 Thing. The Good Things Foundation want people to try doing just one new thing online, as a next step to getting more out of the…

  • 12Jul

    Demanding better: The social determinants of health care demand

    Excerpts from a piece from the Nuffield Trust: As our understanding of the effects of social circumstances on people’s health care needs increases, Nigel Edwards asks how the system should respond, drawing on findings from a Nuffield Trust seminar. Our shared understanding of how health care should be delivered, both in the NHS and elsewhere, has traditionally…

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