Doctors’ training revolutionised!

A Torbay Hospital project, using virtual reality technology to create a more visual way for doctors to understand what it’s like to be a patient, is now at an important second stage thanks to the creation of low-cost cardboard viewing headsets by Google…

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PatientVR puts doctors in your shoes | WIRED UK

PatientVR is designed to place doctors, nurses and other frontline healthcare providers in the shoes of overwhelmed patients. it is the current patient demo that has made the most impact at Torbay. Peres’ work at the South Devon Healthcare Foundation Trust is a powerful reminder of why we’re doing the job we do…

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UK Hospital Using Google Cardboard in ‘Second Stage’ of VR Training | VRfocus


Almost a year ago back in April 2015, VRFocus reported on Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Torbay Hospital, becoming one of the first health organisations to use virtual reality (VR) for training purposes with its project PatientVR. Now the project is at an important second stage thanks to the creation of low-cost head-mounted displays (HMDs) like Google Cardboard…

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New technology allows doctors to see hospitals through the eyes of a patient


Doctors are being given the chance to see what it’s like to be one of their patients at one of our leading hospitals – with the help of virtual reality software.It charts a patient’s journey from ambulance to A and E at Torbay Hospital – and is helping doctors there perfect their bedside manner…

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