Jane Dickson

About Jane Dickson

I am an anthropologist on the D3 Delivering Digital Drugs Project based at LSE. I completed my PhD in the material culture of sustainability and green roofs. In my spare time I craft with glass, explore molecular gastronomy and love Sci-Fi.

Healthy spaces: space, place and design for well-being

Date: 17th May 2017, 12:oo – 5:00 p.m

Location: Environment Building, ENV/005, University of York

Keynote speaker: Lindsay Prior, Queen’s University Belfast

 

The theme of the next Yorkshire Medical Sociology group is space, place and design in relation to health and well-being. This may include the built environment, landscapes, architectural design, and interiors.

 

Call for papers:

We are inviting abstract proposals for 10-minute paper […]

March 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments|

New video – Warfarin: an informed and digital drug

Recently, we filmed an interview with Nick Barber, Pharmacist and Professor Emeritus at University College London. Our interviewer is Ralph Hibberd, one of our D3 team members. The interview is presented in three parts: Warfarin and the Pharmaceutical Gaze, Warfarin and the New Medicines Service and Warfarin as a Digital Drug.

You will find all our videos under the menu […]

March 20th, 2017|D3|0 Comments|

New NHS App Library

The NHS app library is expected to reopen at the end of March, according to Indra Joshi, clinical lead digital in urgent care at NHS England, who was speaking at the Digital Technology Show in London earlier on this week. The library, which will start out with very few products, will be available through NHS Choices. It has been co-designed by NICE, Medicines and Healthcare […]

Video: Warfarin and the New Medicines Service

Recently, we filmed an interview with Nick Barber, Pharmacist and Professor Emeritus at University College London. Our interviewer is Ralph Hibberd, one of our D3 team members. The interview is presented in three parts: Warfarin and the Pharmaceutical Gaze, Warfarin and the New Medicines Service and Warfarin as a Digital Drug.

You will find all our videos under the menu […]

March 2nd, 2017|D3|0 Comments|

Warfarin and The Pharmaceutical Gaze

Recently, we filmed an interview with Nick Barber, Pharmacist and Professor Emeritus at University College London. Our interviewer is Ralph Hibberd, one of our D3 team members. The interview is presented in three parts: Warfarin and the Pharmaceutical Gaze, Warfarin and the New Medicines Service and Warfarin as a Digital Drug.

You will find all our videos under the menu […]

Vocal Biomarkers: diagnostics through human voice

Words not only hurt, but now they can heal! Emotion, revealed through the imperceptible characteristics in voices could be used to diagnose certain conditions including stress,  depression and cardiovascular diseases. ‘Beyond Verbal’ have been investigating the links between sound and health for 21 years and are hopeful for this technology for the future and have produced an app.

 

February 17th, 2017|Research|0 Comments|

Fast Followers

We reported on the Global Digital Exemplars a while back and now the Government have announced the next phase: Fast Followers – Trusts that will receive £5 million each to partner with the Exemplars. This, they claim will produce a “digital health Ivy League.”

More details here and  here

 

 

February 10th, 2017|Digital strategy|0 Comments|

Brexit and Medicines

We have long been wondering what effects Brexit will have on medicine and medicines post-Brexit. The BMJ is suggesting some of the initial and obvious consequences for: staff from the EU, health coverage for travellers, air quality and public health issues.

However, Hunt did say that the UK will no longer be part of the European system for licensing medicines. What […]

January 31st, 2017|Brexit|0 Comments|

Medical Technologies and Infrastructure

An interesting series of medical blogs came my way this week, through allegralaboratory.net Maybe not strictly speaking, Digital Drugs, but interesting, never-the-less.

The series of posts explores im/mobility and dis/connectivity in global health from an anthropological perspective. Looking at how things, persons, infrastructures, etc don’t connect, flow and materialise is as important as their connections, they argue. In addition to this introduction, there […]

January 27th, 2017|Research|0 Comments|

News of the Global Digital Exemplars

The Global Digital Exemplars which were announced last year are still waiting for their funding apparently.

They are:

 

* Salford Royal Hospitals NHS Trust
* Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
* City Hospitals Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
* Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

* West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
* University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
* Luton & Dunstable University Hospital […]

January 19th, 2017|Digital strategy|0 Comments|