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Exploring Digital Innovation In Mental Health

Posted: 28th June 2019

Over 50 professionals from across the region came together to hear about the latest mental health technologies.

The Yorkshire & Humber AHSN’s ‘Exploring Digital Innovation in Mental Health’ event at Cloth Hall Court, Leeds, featured keynote speeches from Andy Jeans, Head of Implementations, ORCHA who provided a demonstration of how mental health professionals can recommend Apps to support their patient care; and Dr James Woollard, NHS England Mental Health Clinical Digital Lead who explained how digital innovation will help achieve the priorities for mental health in the long term plan.

There were also individual business presentations from Brain in Hand, Chat Health, My Possible Self, Mush, PCMIS, QB, S12 Solutions, XenZone, Lifelight and AOB Financial Solutions.

Programme Lead Ruth Wilson commented: “We were delighted with the success of the event which attracted a wide spectrum of mental health professionals to experience what digital innovation can help to achieve for patients in their local health economies, and introduce companies that can help organisations to deliver their priorities.”