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Patient Groups Managing Funding Transparently

Patient Groups Managing Funding Transparently

Patient groups have diverse and strongly held views about whether to seek or receive funding from commercial organisations, particularly pharmaceutical companies. However, there is general acceptance that whenever a group needs does receive funding, it needs to be transparent about it. Beyond the legal need…

Eating Disorders Patient Groups Helping Each Other

Eating Disorders Patient Groups Helping Each Other

Throughout their history patient groups have had a proud tradition of supporting each other. Whether reaching across countries or therapy areas, groups have networked, united, and shared ideas and advice.  1: Getting started Setting up a new patient group can feel like a daunting leap…

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

US Cancer Charity Issues Safe Search Guidance

Some years ago, we created a toolkit to help people searching for health apps to do that safely. So, it’s always reassuring to see charities supporting patients guide individuals towards trusted resources. Where to start finding information Building on work by the US National Cancer…

Danish Patient Group Presents App Suite with Impact

Danish Patient Group Presents App Suite with Impact

When patient groups create apps there’s always a huge challenge about reaching the target audience effectively. When they create more than one app over time, it’s then challenging for a group to present a growing suite of apps in a consistent and coherent way. Astma-Allergi…

UK Cancer Charity Funds Cancer App

UK Cancer Charity Funds Cancer App

Local UK cancer charity funds award-winning cancer app To begin with, a local cancer charity in Shropshire, England funded an award-winning cancer care app: Firstly, in 2015, the Lingen Davies cancer charity started providing funding for an app and long-term follow up of prostate cancer.…