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‘Let’s Talk FGM’ app wins London Design Award

The following is a shortened press release, 24 Nov 2016. An app designed to make it easier for health professionals to talk about female genital mutilation (FGM) with their clients has been voted Best in the Digital Health category in the London Design Awards, a global award series that celebrates excellence in design. ‘Let’s Talk […]

FGM – an app to get people talking

Let’s Talk FGM is an app we’ve built in partnership with Joanne McEwan, Health Visitor at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and awardee of a Mary Seacole Leadership Award. We’ve been working closely with Joanne to design and build an iPad app for health professionals to use when talking about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) with […]

BBC Oxford reports on FGM app

Top news story on BBC Radio Oxford Drivetime yesterday was Oxford health visitor Joanne McEwan winning an award to build an app to help communicate with survivors of female genital mutilation. Joanne won the Mary Seacole Award, which is given to nurses, health visitors and midwives helping the black and minority communities. Joanne is working […]

Midwives get emergency help

Childbirth Emergencies delivers handy training and revision resource for maternity care practitioners We’ve recently announced the launch and availability of the Childbirth Emergencies app. Childbirth Emergencies is the brainchild of experienced NHS midwife trainer Hannah Hulme Hunter.  In her work with midwives and doctors, she recognised the need for a resource which gives the most […]

MedicineAfrica connects medical community to transform global health services

Following is a shortened press release. November 2014 – is an online platform giving healthcare workers in resource poor settings access to the global health workforce, for education and support. It combines social networking space with online teaching functions for use in low bandwidth areas, so that medical communities worldwide can benefit from expert knowledge […]

Obesity combat app myPace wins Mobile & App Design Award

Following is the complete press release. June 2014 – myPace, an app which helps health professionals and their patients to tackle obesity, has won a coveted Mobile & App Design Award.  The Award was given in the Medical category and was announced on June 18 at an event at Boxpark in Shoreditch, London. Dave Fletcher, […]

Dave Fletcher talks health and the myPace app on BBC Radio Oxford

White October founder, Dave Fletcher, chats to Kat Orman on BBC Radio Oxford again, about weight loss, health and setting body shape goals. Following health and fitness expert George Anderson talking to Kat about the physical and psychological aspects surrounding weight issues, Dave discusses White October’s myPace application which was built in collaboration with Brunel […]