Published: 1 June 2017 at 12:43
Eight schools taking part in pilot Anglia Ruskin Health Partners scheme
An exciting new digital programme for schools has launched in Essex this month, with eight schools participating in the pilot. Digital Healthy Schools – a global first - sees three primary and five secondary schools engaging with mobile ‘apps’ to help them manage their health.
In collaboration with teachers and students from the schools, the programme has been co-created around a website, myhealthessex.orcha.co.uk, where ‘safe’ health apps can be searched, compared, downloaded – and even recommended.
Anglia Ruskin Health Partners (ARHP), Active Essex, Essex County Council, and ORCHA (the Organisation for the Review of Care and Health Applications) are delighted to be collaborating across Essex as the programme rolls-out.
Clare Morris, Managing Director of Anglia Ruskin Health Partners (ARHP) said:
Patrick Guthrie from Essex County Council said:
The eight schools participating in the first phase of the programme are:
To find out more about the programme and how to get involved, visit myhealthessex.orcha.co.uk - #myhealthessex.