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D4D is affiliated with the Test Bed innovation centre to use technologies to modernise the way the NHS delivers care

The Sheffield City region is to be announced as one of seven national ‘Test Bed’ innovation centres to take part in a major drive to modernise how the NHS delivers care. ‘Test Beds’ are new collaborations between the NHS and innovators which aim to harness technology to address some of the most complex issues facing […]

Adopting MedTech for Patient Benefit 2016

The NIHR Diagnostic Evidence Co-operative (DEC) Newcastle and NuTH Medical Physics, in conjunction with the Academic Health Science Network for the North Each and North Cumbria are holding an event, ‘Adopting MedTech for Patient Benefit 2016’ in Newcastle on 11 February 2016, 10am – 4.30pm. The event is for companies, including start ups, who are […]

My Dignity Means: A Patient-led Event

On 2 June 2015 Devices for Dignity held ‘My Dignity Means: A Patient-led Event‘. The day was the culmination of months of working closely with patients to build an event that gave people with long-term conditions (and their carers) the opportunity to tell the NHS and industry about their lived experiences, and their priorities for […]

Journal dedicates edition to ground-breaking work of NIHR Devices for Dignity HTC

A medical engineering and technology journal has dedicated a full edition to the work of a team that develops innovative technology solutions to support people with long-term conditions. NIHR Devices for Dignity Healthcare Technology Co-operative, which is hosted by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), […]

Renal Technologies Theme Lead Dr Elizabeth Lindley appointed to the Medical Advisory Board of Quanta Fluid Solutions Ltd

Commenting on her appointment, Dr Elizabeth Lindley said: “The renal team at Devices for Dignity has supported Quanta’s innovative ideas and vision of a truly patient-centred machine since the initial concept of the SC+. Now the device has been realised, I hope that it will soon be helping to increase independence and quality of life […]

Communication Toolbox wins Digital Award

One of our projects, ICUApp, led by Barnsley NHS Foundation Trust’s Assistive Technology team, has won an award. ICUApp is a ‘Communication Toolbox’ app which is being developed to help people communicate when in intensive care. The project team won the award in the Digital Health category of the Medipex NHS Innovation Awards. The app […]

Incontinence: The Engineering Challenge X, 10-11 Nov 2015

Devices for Dignity are attending Incontinence: The Engineering Challenge X at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London, 10-11 November 2015. We’re taking part in multiple sessions at the event, which is expected to be an excellent platform the discussion and new thinking around continence, and includes a session on how experts think continence will be […]

NIHR MindTech HTC symposium – 3 December 2015

MindTech have great pleasure in announcing ‘Harnessing the Digital Revolution’ – The 3rd national symposium for the NIHR MindTech Healthcare Technology Co-operative (HTC) to be held on Thursday 3rd December 2015, at the Royal College of Physicians, London. We very much hope you will be able to join us for this event. MindTech 2015 brings […]

Patients share views to help clinicians, researchers and industry develop new products to improve patients’ lives

PATIENTS living with long-term conditions such as kidney disease and stroke have told researchers, clinicians, charities and industry partners what it is like to live with their condition and how it can have an impact on their quality of life, dignity and independence. During a patient-led event, organised by the NIHR Devices for Dignity Healthcare […]