Month: March 2021

Digital Buddies in Covid

Digital Buddies in Covid

The concept of digital buddies – volunteers who help people to use their laptops and smartphones to stay connected – has become more urgent during the pandemic. Vulnerable, elderly or shielding people have become more reliant on technology than ever before.  At the same time,…

Patient Readers’ Panels – Behind the Patient Groups

Patient Readers’ Panels – Behind the Patient Groups

The people behind patient group content  One of the biggest strengths of patient groups is creating content that their communities find useful and relevant, and making this easy to understand. Creating materials which can engage diverse audiences with different experiences, needs and health literacy can…

Apple Store Data Privacy Profiles

Apple Store Data Privacy Profiles

Epilepsy group meets Apple’s new rules on app data privacy  Data privacy remains one of the most important issues when developing health apps. Consumers need to be able to make informed choices about the data privacy risks involved when downloading and using a health app,…