Category: News

  • 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 […]

  • Health evaluation webinar

    We will be hosting a second Health Evaluation webinar with Dr Helen Alexander at 9am on Thursday 30th January. This is another chance to see Helen talking about using Contribution Analysis to evaluate remote health monitoring in Scotland, including examples of evidence gathered. Helen Alexander is the Evaluation Manager for NHS Lanarkshire, having previously worked at Glasgow Caledonian […]

  • First virtual pulmonary rehabilitation programme launched

    Drogheda Physiotherapists are offering Ireland’s first live virtual home-based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programme for COPD patients as part of the mPower project delivering digital interventions. The live, interactive classes which started in November allow beneficiaries to exercise in the comfort of their own home. Classes are streamed live from the Tech Hub in Drogheda’s Boyne Primary […]

  • Health evaluation webinar

    Our next webinar at 10.30am on Thursday 12th December is with Dr Helen Alexander. Helen will be talking about using Contribution Analysis to evaluate remote health monitoring in Scotland, including examples of the evidence gathered. Helen Alexander is the Evaluation Manager for NHS Lanarkshire, having previously worked at Glasgow Caledonian & Glasgow Universities and Ayrshire & Arran NHS Board.  She […]

  • Webinar with Dr Graham Kramer Wednesday 27th November 11am.

    Our latest webinar is with Dr Graham Kramer – he will be speaking about a personalised and self-management approach to healthcare. This webinar introduces people to Care and Support Planning and the House of Care Framework that enables Primary Care teams  to manage the shift from their current approaches to people living with long-term conditions […]

  • Transforming the future of ageing webinar

    We will be hosting another webinar on Wednesday 23rd October at 3pm – Transforming the future of ageing webinar with Rodd Bond In this webinar,  Rodd will give an overview of age-friendly environment development principles and processes in Ireland and internationally. He will provide some insights, gathered at the coalface,  into how innovations can be fostered and sustained, […]

  • Enabling people to live better for longer.

    Last week the mPower team in Dumfries and Galloway hosted over 80 guests at a truly informative two-day event. The team welcomed Primary Care teams to listen to key speaker Professor Peter Gore, a leader in the field of how to age well and increase vitality. Professor Gore introduced the LifeCurve™ and spoke about the […]

  • Health services join to host Respiratory Care event

    At the end of September mPower hosted a cross border knowledge and learning event for over 50 clinicians and health professionals in Enniskillen. The event was jointly hosted by HSE, Southern Health and Social Care Trust and Western Health and Social Care Trust. The event explored the delivery of Respiratory Care best practice, pathways and […]

  • mPower Western Isles expands

    The mPower project in the Western Isles have employed two new Community Navigators. The new team members are based in Uist and Barra, meaning that the project will now work across the wider areas and more people will have access to the support that mPower can provide.   The new Community Navigators are NHS employees […]