Two of the country’s leading care home providers pave the way with myGP TICKet proof of vaccination technology

myGP TICKet is being piloted for use in a care home setting in England  Barchester Healthcare and Lillian Faithful care homes will be piloting the technology with staff across England The UK’s largest independent healthcare management app, myGP, is releasing England’s first vaccine verification feature within their app next month. The myGP TICKet feature – which will enable anyone in …

myGP saves the NHS over £60 million in 2020

myGP comprises of a patient-facing app and a practice facing set of services including messaging, remote consultation, patient survey, care navigation and triage as well as population-wide patient engagement to increase uptake of screening and vaccination. In 2020, myGP contributed to improving the health of the British population through signposting everything from Covid 19 symptom awareness and to testing and, …

Vaccine passports could encourage a further 6 million people to be vaccinated

New research from myGP has indicated that – of the 34% of Britons who do not support the idea of vaccine passports – a third of them (32%) would change their minds if their favourite high-street venue was at risk of closing This indicates that a further 6m residents of England would support the use of vaccination and vaccine passports …

What do we mean by wellbeing?

What do we mean by ‘wellbeing’? This broad concept is generally understood to include two main elements – feeling good and functioning well. When people are functioning well in their interactions with the world, they tend to experience positive emotions as a result. Our mental wellbeing underpins our everyday functioning and quality of life. We seem to have a general …

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British public support vaccine passports to save their local venues

New research from myGP has indicated that 66% of residents in England would welcome temporary vaccine passports to allow local hard-hit venues and businesses to get up-and-running  Of the 34% that said they disagreed, a third of them (32%) would change their mind if their favourite high-street venue was at risk of closure before social distancing measures could be removed  92% of public-facing businesses would consider inviting vaccinated customers back into their premises as a short-term, but urgent …

Increase in men accessing healthcare during pandemic

A new national men’s health awareness campaign has launched this week by NHS-assured health management app ‘myGP’, to further enourage the rise in male patients being proactive about seeking professional medical advice, thanks to being able to do so via a smartphone. One of the biggest public health campaigns so far in 2021, will reach millions of NHS patients, both …

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SMS reminders for cancer screenings can save lives

Simple SMS reminders will see 780k more patients attending cancer screenings in the next 12 months, new campaign reveals. A new campaign has been launched today by the UK’s largest independent healthcare management app, ‘myGP’, urging NHSX to introduce centralised SMS reminders across all national cancer screening programmes. The proposed solution, if implemented as standard across all GP practices in …

Feline’ Embarrassed?

Bushy, bare, or half-way there? A new national campaign uses cat pictures to encourage women to embrace their  ‘lockdown look’ and attend life-saving cervical screenings Almost 3 in 5 women who rely on professional waxing services admit to putting off attending their cervical screening appointment due to not being ‘perfectly preened’ (57%) Well over half of women who rely on …

Now more than ever, let’s keep it simple.

We are aware that, in many regions of England, CCGs and PCNs will be using existing extended hours or clinical services for Covid-19 vaccination management. And it appears to be working… almost. We know that our customers benefit from utilising familiar systems and well-known processes, and these are now proving useful when repurposed, as the turn-around times are short and …