• "After visiting about seven doctors in two different countries, I am confident to say that all can align on 2–3 points at most” Meet Irene. Like millions of others worldwide (and an estimated 115,000 in the UK), Irene suffers from Crohn’s disease, an

  • “My sister went without treatment despite relapses - enough was enough, I had to intervene” Meet Robert. Robert is one of around 7 million carers in the UK. His sister has multiple sclerosis, or MS, an autoimmune condition with relapses that can leave her clinging

  • “I harassed my GP enough to get it caught early” Meet Georgie. At age 26, Georgie was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, an autoimmune inflammatory condition that affects up to 1% of the population worldwide. Suffering from such incredible pain every morning that stopped her

  • “I thought that prolonged treatment would control the symptoms and enable me to live a near to normal life” Meet Jan. Like many others her age, she suffers from high blood pressure and osteoarthritis. She also has gout, an inflammatory condition that

  • “I’m so sick of chasing him down the hospital corridors. He just never makes any time for me.” Meet Sophie. What she suffers from you have probably never heard of: a blood cancer, or neoplasm, called myelofibrosis. The excessive production of fibrous scar

  • Is patient centricity just a fad? That’s the unlikely question I asked myself during a digital health event at the House of Commons recently. The people raising their hands during the Q&A session certainly didn’t seem that focussed on it, their

  • The patient voice is key to creating meaningful changes in healthcare; to drive patients to be more actively involved in their care, which leads to better outcomes. So, we went to patients and asked them their views on how being actively involved has

  • Think about it: where would we be without those little devices we carry around in our pockets to help organise, inform and support us throughout our daily lives? With 7 billion on the planet, 5 billion of us have a

  • You wake up. You reach for your phone. You scroll through your Facebook feed, liking that cat-in-a-box video, while posting a photo of your breakfast on Instagram. This is life in 2017. And it’s generating an enormous amount of data

  • It’s January – so what does 2018 have in store for us in healthcare? Here are two topics that piqued our interest: Artificial intelligence AI needs no introduction – and its opportunities in healthcare are enormous. In the upcoming year, AI will continue to

  • Health apps.  mHealth. Starting off as buzzwords less than 10 years ago, health-based mobile phone applications have now become commonplace. With the number of health apps doubling between 2015 to 2017 to an astounding 318,500 apps now available in the US (a number

  • You may have seen Simon Sinek’s TED talk or read his book ‘Start With Why’. The core idea is that the ability of a company to clearly articulate WHY they are in business (rather than just describing WHAT they do) can guide both