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4Apr, 2016

Technology Allows Autistic Teenager To Communicate

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We just wanted to just share this inspirational video of Dillon’s Story surrounding Autism and the impacts. This video heart , created by Apple tells the story about how technology has changed and improved the way Dillon lives his day-to-day life, through the use of innovative technology i.e. mobile & tablet devices and apps. Technology which has enabled Dillon to communicate, learn and interact more with the world around him and more importantly the people close to him. As part of ‘National Autism Awareness Week” we couldn’t think of a better way of showing our support and […]

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11Mar, 2016

Royal College of Psychiatrists – Event 2016

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Our talented team at Leicester Health Informatics Service (LHIS) attended the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Faculty of Old Age Psychiatry, Annual Conference today, which held as the East Midlands Conference Centre Nottingham. The main purpose of our presentation was to present our brand new YOD mobile app which is aimed at people affected or diagnosed with symptoms of young onset dementia. Young Onset Dementia (YOD) is the onset of dementia before the age of 65 years and it’s becoming increasingly recognised as a very important clinical and social problem in the UK and around the world. Young onset […]

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15Mar, 2014

This week is National Apprenticeship Week!

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Did you know, one hundred years ago the most common apprenticeship was dressmaking, followed by engineering. Today in 21st century Great Britain, health and social care has become the leader in youth apprenticeships. Leicestershire Health Informatics Service (LHIS) has been playing it’s part in inspiring and innovating apprentices. Just over 2 years ago we participated in an IT Apprenticeship scheme on our IT Service Desk as part of the Leicestershire Partnership Trust Apprenticeship programme. As part of the apprenticeship scheme LHIS shortlisted, recruited and developed three apprentices, by providing support […]