Immersive Reality: Realising the Benefits in Health

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Thursday 19th - Thursday 19th
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2018-04-19 13:00:00 2018-04-19 16:00:00 Europe/London Immersive Reality: Realising the Benefits in Health Leeds, UK


Leeds, UK

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Virtual and augmented reality are gaining traction in many aspects of our lives - from entertainment through to education. This event, hosted by mHabitat and NHS Digital, considers the role of virtual reality in healthcare and provides opportunities to test out these new technologies for yourself!

This workshop is suitable for anyone interested in how to apply virtual and augmented reality to healthcare practice.

About the Speakers:

Dr Keith Grimes, a VR doctor and lifelong geek and gamer, will share how he is using virtual reality in his primary care practice. Keith is the founder of ‘VR Doctors’: an online community dedicated to exploring Virtual & Augmented Reality in Health & Social Care. As @theVRDoctor, he publishes a regular vlog exploring the use of Immersive Reality technology in healthcare.

Joining the panel will be Dr Sarah Daniel, clinical director at Motion Rehab - neurological rehab specialists; and Stephanie Hayes, a registered Nurse and Midwife undertaking PhD research on the application of virtual reality educational interventions for maternity professionals.

More speakers to follow.

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