‘Make sure apps have a solid research foundation and support is provided to initiate and perpetuate engagement. Otherwise, it’s just another app that sits in the graveyard of apps on our phones,’ says Dr Julie Denning, Working To Wellbeing
Musculoskeletal (MSK) problems account for two fifths (40%) of all sickness absence, which in many cases become long-term absences. And that is based on data from last year. It is widely predicted that the prevalence of MSK issues will have increased during lockdown as a result of makeshift desk and seating arrangements. So, while NICE currently consults on the assessment and management of chronic pain in the over 16s and we see new apps entering the market all the time (read here for the latest),...
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Advice being given to support International Men’s Health Week, 14-20 June