"Its great for clinicians to have a place to find trusted resources online to make their work easier as they convert to digital delivery of care in as much as that is feasible in COVID times. "
Dr Ruth Chambers
digihealthwell is funded through the Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent STP digital workstream’s Technology Enabled Care Services programme and individual funding bids received from NHSE and HEE sources.
Designed to create an accessible platform to store and relay advisory information and guidance to medical professionals and patients, the new digihealthwell website boasts content that has been generated by a team of health professionals and academics focused on improving outcomes for patients and communities.
Focussed on increasing and sharing knowledge, the new digihealthwell website boasts Information Governance resources, a breadth of COVID-19 information, “How to” guides as well as links to medical journals and publications.
It is hoped that the new site will become a go-to central hub for medical professionals and patients to access resources relating to the usage digital technology in both medical settings and homes across the UK.
Dr Ruth Chambers, Staffordshire STP’s Clinical Lead for Technology Enabled Care Services and Digital Workstream leads the related digital inclusion projects and said; “It’s great for clinicians to have such a resource where they can find trusted guidance, protocols, ‘how to guides’, recommended apps, video-case studies, all of which should make their work easier as they convert to digital delivery of care in as much as that is feasible in COVID times.
Dr Ruth Chambers added; similarly, patients and the public can access such resources as well to help to empower them to take more responsibility for their own health conditions & wellbeing via a wide-ranging digital approach.”
The new digihealthwell website can be viewed by visiting: https://www.digihealthwell.co.uk/