Oximetry@Home – Florence can help speed up discharge – Oct 2021

Florence can help speed up discharge, remote monitoring and provide advice to COVID-19 patients Simply by introducing the Florence Oximetry@home solution, an evidence based best practice pathway to monitor symptoms of COVID-19, provide early detection of any deterioration in the patient’s condition and provide clear advice and reassurance to the patient to signpost them to […]

HSJ Awards 2020: Winner

We are delighted that Florence, along with our partners at the University Hospital of North Midlands, Health2Works and Signum Health took top spot in this year’s HSJ awards for the Florence inspired NHS Testbed project; Smart With Your Heart  “This was a great example of a truly patient-centric project, looking at holistic needs and delivered by a passionate […]

Florence: Delivering Mid Nottinghamshire’s Oxygen@Home Service

Jayne Birch-Jones Change Management lead – Assistive Technologies, Connect Nottinghamshire  Emma Moore Team Lead – Community Urgent Response Team, Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust  Flo “most effective and safest tool to use to ensure good quality of care” for Oxi@Home Service in Nottinghamshire  “Florence” has been in use across Nottinghamshire since 2012 supporting the delivery of a wide range of […]

COVID Virtual Ward with Florence: Enabling Safe Recovery at Homeservice

Across the country, members of the Simple Telehealth Community of Practice are using Flo’s rapid pathway design capability and unparalleled operational simplicity to give Flo a significant role in their local COVID-19 response plans.  Members have developed new targeted pathways to enable the earlier safe discharge of patients post COVID admission at scale and pace. […]

Flo Showcased in NHS England’s Cardiology Digital Playbook

We are delighted that cardiology pathways enabled by Flo have been recognised and featured in NHS England’s recently published Cardiology Digital Playbook. The series of digital playbooks have been launched to support clinical teams and organisations that are looking for digital tools that support the delivery of patient pathways. The first example showcases how Sherwood […]

Improved Quit Rates with Flo: 6 Month Evaluation of Smoking Cessation Pathway

As reported by the Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland (NI) “Smoking has been identified as the single greatest cause of preventable illness and premature death in Northern Ireland.” Data from 2014 showed that approximately 16% or 1 in 6 of all deaths in NI were attributable to smoking, including cancers, lung disease and circulatory diseases.  Furthermore, […]

How Florence is Extending the Reach of Primary Care Remotely During COVID-19

Rudy Mckinney is a Nurse Practitioner working within Northern Staffordshire CCG who has been implementing Flo during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Rudy has kindly shared her experiences with us. What is your background and role within your organisation? I am a Nurse Practitioner working in primary care within North Staffordshire CCG.  Around two years ago I […]

New partnership set to power Florence into exciting digital future

Mediaburst Ltd. including Florence was acquired by psHEALTH on 19th November 2020  This next phase with Simple Shared Healthcare partnering with psHEALTH brings investment to be able to further develop Florence in the UK. We are really excited that early next year we will also be able to bring back to the NHS the capabilities of “Nellie”, […]

Focus On: Clinical Psychologist

Sam Malins is a Clinical Psychologist working in Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Sam has been leading research and development with Flo for psychological therapies over a number of years, and has kindly shared his experience. What is your background and role within your organisation? I […]

NHS Test Bed: ‘Smart with your Heart’ Reducing Readmission Rate for Heart Failure Patients at the Royal Stoke University Hospital: A Telehealth Coordinators Perspective

Kylie Dentith Technology Enabled Care Senior Support Assistant – Simple Share Healthcare  16 October 2020  Following a successful pilot demonstrating a significant reduction in readmissions for patients admitted with heart failure, Florence was chosen to be part of the NHS Test Beds Programme at Royal Stoke University Hospital called ‘Smart with your Heart” in October 2018.  […]

Focus on: Peer Facilitator – Nellie

05 August 2020  Carol has been working in the South Eastern Melbourne Primary Health Network (SEMPHN) for nearly 3 years.  She uses her previous knowledge and experience in healthcare, alongside drawing on the learning and evidence-based psychology behind Flo, to help support successful implementation of ‘Nellie’ (Flo’s Australian cousin) to primary care teams.   Carol has […]