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“DiAppBetes by UHS, launched with the MicroGuide platform is to be lauded as an excellent piece of innovation”

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust on MicroGuide is the new home for the reworked app that was launched in 2012. For those of you involved in managing people in hospital with diabetes, DiAppbetes provides concise guidance notes that cover a wide variety of key themes that you may encounter and have previously found challenging.[…]

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National Point Prevalence Survey

Since March, HorizonSP have been working with Public Health England to develop an online system that can be used to collect data for the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control PPS. Horizon had previously worked with BSAC to develop the National Antimicrobial Point Prevalence Survey System (NAS-PPS). The system will provide a national benchmarking[…]

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All you need to know about induction

So what is induction to work? Induction is a workplace-specific process that ensures new employees understand the employers’ local practices and policies, both clinical and non-clinical. A well-planned induction should help a doctor become familiar with their new working environment, and to work effectively, so that they can provide excellent care. Induction is work, and[…]

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DiAppBetes News

The Horizon stand alone mobile app, DiAppBetes, has been replaced with input from Sanjay Gupta, Non Exec CMO at Horizon and by Mayank Patel, Lead Consultant in Diabetes at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust. This is now included as a separate guideline within their MicroGuide framework and is available to download to their users.[…]

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Horizon launch MyPregnancy Mobile App at Maternity, Midwifery and Baby 2016 Conference in Birmingham on 1st July

Horizon developed a mobile application myPregnancy for St Michael’s Maternity Hospital in Bristol. The app was released earlier this year and the feedback has been extremely positive. The app includes information on 60 different topics that in the past would have been given out as hard copy leaflets. The app is now available to all[…]

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Horizon is growing its mHealth capabilities

With growing sales in the UK and overseas plus new products and services in the pipeline we have decided to team up with Seedrs to create an investment opportunity to support our growth and expanding product portfolio. Seedrs is a leading equity crowdfunding platform that has helped over 320 UK businesses raise over £100M since[…]

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Lord Carter highlights a potential saving in the “Review of Operational Productivity Interim Report”

His report identifies the key role pharmacists can play through the increasing use of medicine optimisation delivering savings through both the medicine bill, but more importantly ensuring better treatment and reducing the length of hospital stays. “Optimising the use of medicines is recognised as a key role undertaken well by pharmacy teams which can lead[…]