Your digital stories
Hear from local people and health and care staff about what digital health means to them.
Eileen and Bill’s story – wearable technology
22nd October 2019
Eileen and Bill use wearable technology - Fitbits - to encourage them to eat healthily and exercise more. They explain how this has empowered them to manage their own health and wellbeing.
Dr Farhan Amin's story - using VR to prevent falls
25th September 2019
Dr Farhan Amin talks about how he and his team are using intelligent virtual reality solutions to prevent falls. See this in action from a patient's perspective and hear about the impact of reducing falls and hospital admissions to help people maintain…
Colin's story - using digital technology to breathe and sleep better
24th September 2019
Colin Will uses a Continuous Positive Air Pressure Unit (CPAP) to help him manage his breathing at home, helping him to sleep better. Colin explains the impact on his life, the benefits of using digital equipment and how the machine works for him.
Our digital story - local health and care records
10th August 2019
Every day on the frontline across health and care, people have to make assessments and quick decisions to offer the best care for that person in front of them. Hear about our regional shared care record service and how we are using digital technology to…
Beverley's story - The Parent Platform
30th June 2019
Watch Beverley's story and hear how she set up The Parent Platform on Facebook to help mums like her access support and advice through social media.
Cath's story - using social media to empower patients
13th May 2019
Hear how Cath McLennan from Bay Medical Group is successfully using social media to promote health campaigns and practice messages - including a Smear Test campaign which reached more than 1 million people.
Trinity Hospice's story - virtual consultations
25th April 2019
Trinity Hospice, Blackpool talk about how they have used video links to run virtual clinics to connect with care homes. Staff from The Hamptons Care Centre discuss the positive impact this has had for residents and staff.
Kay's story - managing pain through virtual reality
20th March 2019
Kay Smith has Lupus SLE as well as another condition which means that she can't take medication. Kay has been introduced to virtual reality, which has helped her to manage her pain and given her hope.
Jean's story - the impact of digital for stroke services
15th March 2019
Jean Sherrington, Patient Representative for the Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Stroke Programme talks about her vision for the future of stroke services - "digital, digital, digital!".