Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_7565

Date Request Received: 21/11/2023 00:00:00

Date Request Replied To: 11/12/2023 00:00:00

This response was sent via: By Email

Request Summary: digital tools to support patients’ self-management

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Are you currently using any digital tools to support patients’ self-management in MSK (Musculoskeletal)
Answer To Question 1:
No response to query around MSK sent 1.12.2023.

MSK is an umbrella term that covers multiple conditions in several departments – e.g. joints, bones, muscles, autoimmune, spinal, orthopaedics, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, podiatry, orthotics… the list goes on.

Without further clarity on the departments requested we are unable to respond to this part of the FOI. MSK is not a term used here at Salisbury Foundation Trust.
Question Number 2:
Are you currently using any digital tools to support patients’ self-management in Women’s Pelvic Health
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
If yes, which digital tools are you using for both?
Answer To Question 3:
We have set up the BSW Pelvic Health website.

Included on the webpage is links to digital tools such as the squeezy app, POGP website , Myhealth London videos etc. There are useful leaflets and videos on self-management.

Question Number 4:
If not, do you have plans in the future to use digital tools for MSK and Women’s Pelvic Health?
Answer To Question 4:
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