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Your digital stories

Hear from local people and health and care staff about what digital health means to them. 

If you would like to share your story about the impact of digital technology in your life, please contact us at healthier.lsc@nhs.net, tweet us @healthierlsc or send us a message on Facebook

Eileen and Bill’s story – wearable technology

22nd October 2019
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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.

Eileen and Bill’s story

Dr Farhan Amin's story - using VR to prevent falls

25th September 2019
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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…

Farhan's story

Colin's story - using digital technology to breathe and sleep better

24th September 2019
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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.

Colin's story

Our digital story - local health and care records

10th August 2019
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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…

Our digital story

Beverley's story - The Parent Platform

30th June 2019
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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.

Beverley's story

Cath's story - using social media to empower patients

13th May 2019
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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.

Cath's story

Trinity Hospice's story - virtual consultations

25th April 2019
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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.

Trinity Hospice's story

Kay's story - managing pain through virtual reality

20th March 2019
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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.

Kay's story

Jean's story - the impact of digital for stroke services

15th March 2019
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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!".

Jean's story
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