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The Proactive Care System runners up in Guardian Public Service Award

Nov 30th, 2016

L-R: Tariq Muhammad, CEO Invatech Health. Nia Roberts, Head of IP and Commercialisation Strategy. Prof Clive Bowman, Chair of Invatech Health. Abigail Phillips, Head of The Healthcare Technology Programme

L-R: Tariq Muhammad, CEO Invatech Health. Nia Roberts, Head of IP and Commercialisation Strategy. Prof Clive Bowman, Chair of Invatech Health. Abigail Phillips, Head of The Healthcare Technology Programme

We are delighted to announce that the Proactive Care System (PCS) for safe medicines management in care homes developed by Invatech Health has won a Guardian Public Service Award in the ‘Digital and Technology’ category at a showcase awards ceremony held at the ‘One Marylebone’ venue in London on the 29th November.

The Welsh Government Healthcare Technology Transfer fund supported this successful Beacon Digital Health led project of medicines management in care homes in South Wales which was independently evaluated by the School of Pharmacy at Cardiff University. Further information about the project is available at:

https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/193752/CUEvaluation.pdf

Professor Clive Bowman, Chair of Invatech Health said:

‘We are delighted that Invatech’s Proactive Care System has won this important public service award and acknowledge the constructive support provided by the Welsh Government in the Beacon Digital Health project. The Proactive Care System has already been adopted for over 9,000 care home residents and improving the safety of medicines management for the vulnerable care home population. The Invatech Health team are rightly proud to see their team’s approach to innovation and commitment to improving standards of care for older people recognised.’

For further coverage and information about the Guardian Public Service awards please follow link:

https://www.theguardian.com/society-professionals/series/guardian-public-service-awards-2016