CBT Agent for Improving Access to Psychological Therapies for Support of People with Chronic Pain and Related Anxiety and Depression
Rolling out a Leeds-wide demonstrator of a new digital service, PainSense, to support patients with persistent pain. The service is integrated into a new pathway of care and provides patients with digital resources for self-assessment and management in the form of engaging multi-media smartphone apps. These are integrated securely with NHS clinical systems, allowing a GP or other health care professionals to better monitor and advise patients. PainSense aims to reduce the load on primary care through reduction in face to face appointments, and provide better care with less acute hospital admissions.