Published: 3rd Jul 2018
As part of the Sheffield City Region Perfect Patient Pathway Test Bed, Good Things Foundation was commissioned to investigate and pilot the training needs of health professionals to run alongside the introduction of particular health technologies for patients.
Our focus was to pilot the training of health professionals to become Digital Health Champions. Digital Champions already deliver informal digital skills training across the Online Centres Network and beyond. The new, specialised role of Digital Health Champion would focus on encouraging and supporting people to use digital health resources alongside clinical interventions, as a fully integrated part of the patient pathway.
More specifically, we were trying to answer the following question:
How can we develop health professionals’ capacity to improve digital health skills for people living with long-term conditions?
To answer this question, we undertook a small-scale pilot to:
Here’s what we found out and what we have produced as a result...
Leaflet / poster (PDF) (please note that this is an example to help you develop your own.)