Connected Nation - Pitch: Online Support for Improving Health - Lucy Yardley, University of Southampton

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No programming background? No problem. LifeGuide is a set of unique software resources that allows people without programming skills to create interactive websites and apps to support health.

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Lucy Yardley, University of Southampton

Hi, I'm talking about the LifeGuide program of research at Southampton University. We’re behavioural scientists and we offer solutions in terms of trying to change people's behaviour to improve their health and save healthcare service’s costs. We've developed unique software for developing these kinds of apps for tablets, smartphones and websites, and at our stand you can come and see some of our interactive apps.

We've done many for public health; things like improving weight management, physical activity, smoking cessation... We've rolled them out to thousands of people, we’ve trialled them and they're now being trialled for NHS Choices to roll out nationally. We've also done many for illness management, and they've been published in The Lancet and so we're now rolling those out for many conditions; diabetes, cancer, back pain and many more. So if you come along to our stand you can try out some of our interactive interventions.

The whole point is that we've developed resources that allow behavioural scientists to create these resources themselves without having to reprogram them over and over again, and they're just in time adaptive intervention some of them so they're intelligent and we hope that they'll be using sensing for mobile phones to give people just what they need at the time they need it. Thanks very much.