The Technology & Health Innovation Award is one of the categories of the Health & Wellbeing Awards.
This Award is intended to showcase the use of technology to improve public health services including (but not limited to) pathway redesign, training and professional development, public health campaigns, a new device or incorporation of a new technology into a service i.e. apps, health and social media.
Best Beginnings aims to inform and empower parents and professionals to reduce health inequalities, so that all children in the UK have the best start in life, by creating and distributing engaging digital resources that are fully endorsed and recommended by healthcare professionals, training healthcare professionals and influencing policy.
Healios is a specialist provider of psychological services focused on delivering improved outcomes and user experience for people affected by mental illnesses.
It is the only provider of online Family Intervention (FI), enabling patients and their families to access the same high quality care no-matter where they are in the country.
FallsFree4Life (FF4L) aims to provide early detection of falls risk using innovative QTUG technology and prevention interventions to lower risk, prevent hospital admissions, and reach BME populations.
Both Bracknell and Slough Councils have commissioned FF4L for their 65+ years and 60+ years residents respectively.
Category winners will have the opportunity to be selected for the prestigious Public Health Minister’s Award, while all finalists will be considered for two special commendations to be given by Public Health England (PHE).
Entered projects and programmes should demonstrate:
- Innovations which relate to improvements in primary and community care
- The appropriate use of technology – apps and interactive websites to improve health
- Innovations that integrate health care and health improvement
Activities that contribute to the research and generation of technological knowledge for health improvement
Project: The eSexual Health Clinic System for Sexually Transmitted Infection Management, Prevention and Control
Barts Health NHS Trust developed, implemented and evaluated an online medical care system for STI management, prevention and control. It enables a person tested for chlamydia to get their test result and all medical management online by following an automated online clinical consultation, leading to collection of antibiotics from a community pharmacy...read more.
Find out more about previous winners.