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Black Pear live in Somerset

We have gone live in Somerset where hundreds of end of life care patients and their clinicians are benefiting from Black Pear technology.   Our electronic Shared Plans (eSP) give clinicians an interactive view of patients’ health records tailored to their specific needs on the computer, tablet or phone. This has been harnessed in Somerset’s…

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Wiltshire signs up for Black Pear eSP

Preparations are well under way for nearly half a million patients in Wiltshire to come on board our electronic Shared Plans (esP) this summer. The platform gives clinicians an interactive view of patients’ medical records tailored to their specific needs on the computer, tablet or phone. This has endless uses but will serve as Wiltshire’s…

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Merry Christmas from Black Pear

Season’s greetings! Looking back, 2018 will go down as the year of the Maybot, when football almost came home – and when Brexit certainly did not. It also saw the NHS turning 70, giving us much to raise a glass to at Black Pear where everything we do is geared towards helping our health service…

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Black Pear Engineer Receives Ambulance Service Award

Black Pear is proud to announce one of our team has been recognised for his work volunteering as a community first responder. Alongside his role as our chief technology officer, Dunmail Hodkinson has been doing incredible work helping out paramedics in his spare time. A third of our team has direct experience in the medical…

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Black Pear eRA: a Patient’s Perspective

I am in a fortunate position as the locality I reside in offers an extended hours service for GP appointments in the evenings and weekends. The service was set up last Autumn with astonishing pace befitting a military-style operation, all credit due to a handful of efficient, methodical practice managers. They opted to use the…

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Finalists: Spectator Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2018

We are thrilled to announce that we are finalists in the Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2018! Our submission described how we untangled disparate digital record systems to provide one simple, shared care record exemplified by End of Life Care Plans; how eRA appointments, used by NHS 111 slices through the cumbersome hurdles patients…

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Black Pear assists in reducing A&E attendance

Black Pear is significantly helping to reduce A&E attendance and cut emergency waiting times by reducing the number of people wrongly referred into an already stretched service. Instead of calling an ambulance or advising patients to attend A&E directly, emergency 111 call handlers can now use integrated software to refer patients to Out of Hours,…

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Merry Christmas from Black Pear

Wow! Seriously, where on earth did 2017 go?  We have had another great year at Black Pear and would like to share a few of our 2017 highlights: We now have over 700 NHS organisations using our solutions.  This means that over the Christmas period, our technology will be essential to GP practices caring for…

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