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Guest blog post

Our latest post comes from Phil Gleeson, Chair of FhITE and Vice-chair of Leeds Involving People’s Board who talks to us about what the groups do and plans for the future.

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When equipment says no!

 No one likes it when their equipment lets them down; whether it’s an office worker with a frozen laptop or a gardener with a leaky hose. But when you rely on it for day to day tasks and especially for being independent it’s absolutely essential it doesn’t fail. That’s where the Forum for Health Innovation Technology and Equipment – or FhITE – comes in.

With support from local charity Leeds Involving People, the forum exists to give members a voice on technology, aids and equipment – from raising issues to suggesting solutions.

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Session success for Buddi!

Buddi discussion

The first ALL INN session took place on 27th January, with Buddi bringing along their classic and updated systems, and a new system currently in development for people at risk of type 2 diabetes.

We had a great turn out, with a mix of people with type 2 diabetes, specialist diabetes GP and Commissioning Manager for Adult Social care, as well as Telecare staff members and the Head of Assisted Living. Continue reading