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How NHS trial is using virtual reality to tackle patient phobias

‘Hi-tech headset finally beat my terror of heights’: How an NHS trial is using virtual reality to tackle patients’ worst phobias New approach of virtual reality therapy run as part of a trial by Oxford University Therapy being rolled out on NHS, including in Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire  Uses a computer program to create environment that […]

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Pharmacy service will save NHS £651 million

A research team from the Universities of Manchester, Nottingham, and UCL evaluating a service delivered by pharmacists since 2011 have calculated it will save the English NHS around £651 million. They also show it will allow patients to enjoy around 278,700 more quality adjusted life years, a long term measure of disease burden used by […]