Public Health England has launched a new online “breastfeeding friend chatbot” designed to support and encourage new mothers to keep breastfeeding.
A publisher has been forced to apologise and pull a nursing textbook from sale, amid claims that some of its content was “racist”.
Bandages that can detect how a wound is healing and send messages back to clinicians could be trialled in the UK within the next 12 months, according to scientists.
A new free-to-download liver cancer information smartphone application, or app, has been launched for patients with the support of hepato-pancreato-biliary specialist nurses.
A “unique” smartphone app to help asthma patients manage their condition has been developed through a partnership involving academics and a pharmaceutical company.
Mental health nurses at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust have helped design a new app to record clinical data, which means they can spend more time caring for patients.
Watching short health information films online, via smartphone or tablet, can help patients with type 2 diabetes reduce their blood glucose level, according to a small pilot study by UK researchers.
Macmillan has appointed its first “digital nurse specialist” to help ensure people can get accurate online information about cancer.
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Health and social care charity Sue Ryder is to pilot an online bereavement service to support people dealing with grief.
Over a quarter of community nurses still use paper-based systems, despite the vast majority who utilise technology saying they find digital ways of working more reliable, according to a new report.