Author: Cate Thompson

  • A new digital health intervention for South Leitrim

    In South Leitrim HSE CH01, the Chronic Pain Management Team based in Sligo University Hospital referred 3 of their clients to mPower. They were interested in the possibility of being able to have a health consultation from the comfort of their own home and avoid having to travel to the hospital. The mPower team were […]

  • Save the Date for the latest webinar

    Home and mobile health monitoring – Wed 7th August 10am Home and Mobile Health Monitoring is one of the Digital / eHealth Intervention options which the mPower project can utilise where appropriate. We are delighted to be joined for a webinar on 7 August at 10am on this topic by: Morag Hearty, Lanarkshire Technology Enabled […]

  • Supporting International Social Prescribing Day

    mPower’s Community Navigators are using Social Prescribing every day to give people better choices about how they can connect with their local communities. Social interaction can positively impact our health and well-being, but often people don’t know what is available locally or how to access groups and resources. The mPower teams give project beneficiaries the […]

  • Increasing knowledge with learning events

    The most recent learning event held last week in Enniskillen saw over 80 guests learn how they can get involved with mPower. During the last six months, around 400 guests have attended learning events hosted by project partners in Sligo, Letterkenny, Drogheda, Newry and now Enniskillen. All events have proved a huge success and generated […]

  • Increasing knowledge with learning events

    The most recent learning event held last week in Enniskillen saw over 80 guests learn how they can get involved with mPower. During the last six months, around 400 guests have attended learning events hosted by project partners in Sligo, Letterkenny, Drogheda, Newry and now Enniskillen. All events have proved a huge success and generated […]

  • mPower exceeds targets

    In 2017, when funding was granted to the mPower project by SEUPB, an eHealth target was set for the end of 2018. The goal was to give 700 people access to eHealth tools to support their health and wellbeing. At the end of 2018 we were delighted to congratulate our partners in exceeding targets and […]

  • First mPower webinar now available

    An important part of the mPower project is to deliver webinars on topics relevant to the project and which provide specialist guidance. The first webinar has been recorded and is now available. In this 25-minute webinar, Anna Terje from the University of the Highlands and Islands explains the aims and objectives of the mPower evaluation, focusing on […]

  • New report provides mPower with a framework for use of mobile health apps

    The Digital Health and Care Institute (DHI) in Glasgow have now published the ‘Report on International Practice on Digital Apps’ The aim was to identify a potential framework to inform how mPower can best develop its approach to mobile apps. The report was commissioned by mPower in 2017 to provide a landscape review of what […]

  • mPower launches multi-million pound health project

    Transforming the lives of older people in Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland and Scotland Today (23 November 2017) marks the launch of an €8.7million cross-border project designed to enable older people with long term conditions (LTCs) to take the steps needed to live well, safely and independently in their own homes. Funded by the European […]

  • Project lead appointed for €8.7m EU-funded cross-border project to transform older people’s health services

    A project lead has been appointed for the €8.7million cross-border ‘mPower’ project, which aims to enable older people with long term conditions (LTCs) to take the steps needed to live well, safely and independently in their own homes by self-managing their own health and care in the community.