Burnout Epidemic, what is it and how to deal with it.

In previous articles, we’ve discussed issues related to mental health and staff shortages in the NHS. This week we will be merging the two subjects and talking about the burn-out epidemic: the rise of chronic stress and overwork, causing employees or employers to ‘burn out’. It is distinguished by three feelings:

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Using AI to improve the hospital bed allocation

Hello, Welcome to our first Article of 2022! We hope you all had a lovely Christmas and New Year. It’s great to be back writing an Article to share with you. Over the past few weeks we touched a lot on the subject of short staff which has led to busy hospitals especially during COVID. This week, we will be talking about Improving hospital bed allocation using AI.

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Welcome our newest member! Ben, our CTO
Ben Howes

Welcome our newest member! Ben, our CTO

This week's article is an interview with our newest recruit! Here at SQ we are constantly trying to improve our company and recently we’ve employed Ben Howes, as our Chief Technology Officer (CTO). He is in charge of our organisation's technological needs as well as our research and development.

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What is Omicron and why are boosters important?

As we get close to a second Christmas under Covid, everyone is worrying about the latest Covid variant - Omicron - and we wanted to bring together some of the news and analysis about the latest variant and how it is likely to affect the NHS.

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What links poor staffing in the care sector to lower ambulance numbers and deaths from overcrowding in A&E?
A sterile corridor to operating rooms in modern hospital with motion blurred figures of doctors and nurses.

What links poor staffing in the care sector to lower ambulance numbers and deaths from overcrowding in A&E?

In our last two articles, we’ve talked about a few different issues affecting the UK healthcare system. First we looked at the risks of overcrowding in A&E, and the 160,000 people per year coming to harm because of a lack of available ambulances. Then our newest team member, Meg, took us on a tour of her experiences working in the care sector, and how low staffing is affecting quality of care for patients and quality of work for staff.

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Mental Health Matters: A day inside a Mental Health ward

Since our company is all about helping people in health care, I’d like to share my experience from previously working in a mental health ward. More specifically an elderly mental health ward. It was incredible to see people being able to reach out for help about their mental health and watching them get better.

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Our Experience at the South West Innovation Expo!

Spatial Quotient were given the opportunity to attend the South West Innovation Expo held at Sandy Park, Exeter on 14/10/21. This event brings together local technology innovators and entrepreneurs with business leaders, investors and others to share and understand the power of new technology.

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The urgent need for spatial intelligence in post pandemic thinking and planning

For many, lockdown has been made bearable by AI driven technologies and their smart algorithms, feeding, connecting and entertaining us. AI makes it even easier for us to default to old patterns and comforts, without questioning whether those are good for us. So will the “new normal” combine our desire for old comforts with the enabling power of AI? And will this be a positive or negative change?

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An eye on waiting times at Moorfields

Spatial Quotient, the technology company that uses AI to improve patient-flow in hospitals, is delighted to announce its latest project with Moorfields Eye Hospital, as we develop a suite of new innovative tools and services.

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