Author: Cate Thompson

  • mPower Shared Learning Project Echo Network 2022 Programme

    We are delighted to be able to share the mPower Shared Knowledge Echo Network 2022 programme which takes us until the end of May and the closure of the project. Nicola Maher, mPower Shared Learning Manager said ‘Following such a successful 2021 ECHO Knowledge Network we’re thrilled to be continuing the conversations this year and […]

  • Positive shared learning experience for participants

    In March 2021 mPower embarked on its first ECHO Knowledge Network and went onto deliver 9 ECHO sessions throughout 2021 as a key part of the shared learning work-stream. The aim of the network was to establish a community of practice for mPower which encourages learning and collaboration across sectors & sites. The network was […]

  • Introducing Rosemary – ARMED project case study

    mPower within Dumfries and Galloway have rolled out a successful trial of the wearable technology ARMED. ARMED which stands for Advanced Risk Modelling for Early Detection is an innovative prevention and self-management certified medical device. ARMED combines pioneering predictive analytics modelling with wearable technology and health and social care data and is primarily used to […]

  • Partnership working to transform lives in the Western Isles

    The mPower team in the Western Isles recently worked in partnership with the local WI Parkinson’s Specialist NHS Nurse to support two local patients living with Parkinson’s. The aim was to reduce isolation and loneliness as well as enabling specialist consultant appointments to be carried out remotely. Through the Scottish Government’s Connecting Scotland project, mPower […]

  • Missed the mPower social prescribing event? Catch up here

    If you missed our Diversity of Social Prescribing to Empower Person-Centred Support virtual event from 19th to 21st October, you can catch up on everything here. If you have any questions, please contact nss.shscevents@nhs.scot 19th October Warm welcome and keynoteAlan Connor, International Engagement Manager – INTERREG VA, Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation Sharing […]

  • Register now for DigiFest 2021 sessions

    Join in this year’s DigiFest to discover how digital solutions in Scotland, the wider UK and internationally, have grown and how they can support improved access for citizens, support service renewal and redesign. DigiFest 2021 is aimed at all those who are working to deliver digitally enabled services in health, housing and care. Digital health […]

  • mPower supports Covid-19 Recovery Information Booklet

    The mPower Project have worked alongside HSE CHO 1 Donegal Community Physiotherapy Service to produce a Covid-19 Recovery Information booklet. Tracy Gallagher MSK Physiotherapist based at Killybegs Community Hospital said “Over the last few months, we identified a growing need within our community and our workplace to provide a resource to support COVID 19 recovery, […]

  • WAVE and say hello.

    mPower in the Southern Trust are delighted to be supporting the WAVE project, launched earlier this month by the Confederation of Community Groups (CCG). WAVE which stands for Weekly Audio Visual Engagement is the next generation of the Good morning call that the CCG will continue to offer. The benefits of taking this onto a […]

  • mPower Project Extension

     We are delighted to share that the project has been extended for a further 7 months. This will enable us to continue the work in serving older people in our communities to live well and independently, in their own homes for longer. We have had some fantastic results using technology and digital health interventions in […]

  • Benefits of the KOMP device

    The mPower  team in the Western Isles has purchased a small number of KOMP  devices to help support people facing the challenge of social isolation. This is proving a specific challenge for many just now during the Corona Virus pandemic and is often felt by those in the most rural locations even during normal times. […]