The Five Year Forward View report1 highlighted the need to take advantage of opportunities technology offers patients. 81% of UK Adults (91% 18-44) have touch screen smart phones with the majority (89%) 4G enabled.
Our service initiative utilises App and web based technology to provide patients with a credible, evidence based source of education and advice on musculoskeletal and mental health issues. Our aims:
- Ability to complete visual triage assessments via web and App based solutions, enabling enhanced remote assessments and treatment.
- To offer various mediums for patients to gain knowledge, fitting their learning styles. Through provision of evidence-based information on different platforms including; website, webinars, podcasts, blogs and an app.
This special interest abstract is to share our innovations with the wider physiotherapy community offering alternative ways of delivering services in the 21st century.