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Thursday, May 21, 2020 |

Your latest update from BOB HQ

BOB's been live for just over a month and what a busy month it's been. We're chuffed to have already:

+ welcomed some great impact stories from NHS staff (keep reading for a sneak peak!)
+ released our first major round of product updates
+ been approached by organisations wanting to collaborate with us

Stay in the loop by reading all the latest below. 

BOB in the news...

As a core team of six, we were over the moon to be profiled as an inspiration for larger, established organisations in Forbes alongside Leon (our office lunch-time favourite!).  
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You're invited! Dates for your diary
A win:win for the healthcare system 

BOB sits in an exciting space and the amount of support for what we are doing across the spectrum has been truly humbling.

We're rolling out a series of webinars and briefings dedicated to each and every one of you, wherever you sit in the healthcare system. Take a look at what's on offer to you and your teams below:
NHS staff
+ One-hour webinar, Thursday 28th May, 11:00-12:00 - register here
+ One-hour user-testing session (dates flexible) - sign up to join the user testing team here
NHS organisations and professional bodies
+ One-hour webinar for AHSNs,
   Thursday 21st May, 14:00-15:00 - sign up here
+ 20-minute pre-recorded briefing presentation for any non-commercial organisation serving the NHS (available any time) - sign up here
+ Screen-share teleconference (dates flexible) - schedule here
NHS suppliers
+ Upcoming panel discussion for commercial companies serving the NHS - watch this space!
+ 25-minute pre-recorded briefing presentation (available any time) - sign up here
+ Screen-share teleconference (dates flexible) - schedule here
Marketing, comms and public affairs agencies
+ One-hour webinar, Friday 29th May, 11:00-12:00 - sign up here
+ Screen-share teleconference (dates flexible) - schedule here

NHS staff sharing in the midst of change
A glance at the latest impact stories on BOB

We're excited to update you on the brilliant impact stories NHS staff have shared on BOB.health this month. If you work for the NHS, sign-up for free using your NHS email address to access the stories in full.
Virtual Cardiac Rehab - doing things by the (Face)book
The brilliant UHNM Cardiac Rehab Team recently shared on BOB.health. Teaming up with Pumping Marvellous Foundation, Nicola talks about how their team has responded to COVID-19. Sign up to read here.
Overcoming the PPE communication barrier: using digital flashcards to transfer vital information to unwell and critically ill patients by 10 Downing Street Points of Light winner, Cardmedic. Sign up to read here.
Medi Passport helps frontline NHS staff save time gathering medical history and helps with patient care during COVID-19 crisis
Sign up to read here.
Pharmacy on the frontline
Echo Pharmacy - England's fastest growing pharmacy - shares *how* it has adapted to COVID-19, eliminating the need for over 10,000 trips to the pharmacy every day.
Sign up to read here

Do you have a story to tell?

In regular times, writing up experiences can be a challenge. That's why we've made the entire process of storytelling as easy as possible for NHS staff who want to share but are time-stretched. Watch this two-minute video for a helping hand on getting started on BOB.
Getting started: a step-by-step guide to sharing on BOB
Sign-up to BOB
Building a learning platform the NHS deserves

We've made some updates to improve the BOB user experience

BOB may only have been live for a month, but we’re already working hard to make it even better based on NHS staff feedback - read how in this blog.

How do we ensure BOB.health is a safe and secure space to share?

Right now, NHS staff need a shared learning hub they can put their trust in. Read the latest blog from our Quality Manager - Nic - to hear how we keep BOB a safe community.

Not a fan of typing? 

A little hack to help you share your story on BOB. Read about this top tip here

Thanks for staying up to date with what we're up to. If you like what you've read, please share in your networks to help us get the word about how BOB is supporting NHS staff far and wide. 

Until next time, take care, 
The BOB squad

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