News and musings from the Sprout team

World Health Day – Supporting Single Parents

World Health Day – Supporting Single Parents

Dr Vanessa Cooper   The theme of World Health Day 2021 is “building a fairer, healthier world.” At Sprout Health Solutions, our focus this year is on the health inequalities faced by single parents. We explore some of the issues faced by single parents generally,...

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Caring for the carer

Caring for the carer

Dr Alicia Hughes, Dr Laura Meade and Dr Christina Jackson   The rate of dementia is on the rise. By 2025 it is expected that over 1 million people in the UK will be living with dementia.1 In most cases, people with dementia become dependent on a caregiver for...

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Healthy sleep, the cornerstone to good health

Healthy sleep, the cornerstone to good health

Dr Alicia Hughes and Miseo Baek   It’s Sleep Awareness Week! At Sprout we know the importance of sleep on health and wellbeing. Here we look at the relationship between sleep and health and highlight some strategies we can all use to sleep better.   Sleep...

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Meet Sprout – Dr Laura Meade, Senior Scientist

Meet Sprout – Dr Laura Meade, Senior Scientist

In our Meet Sprout series, we ask each member of the Sprout Health Solutions team about their work, what brought them here and what makes them tick. First up is Dr Laura Meade, Senior Scientist, based in Canada. What does your role at Sprout involve? Something...

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Coping with COVID-19 lockdowns

Coping with COVID-19 lockdowns

As people across the world are living under lockdowns to limit the spread of COVID-19, it is crucial to take care of our mental and physical health. During the first lockdown, we developed a 3-pillar approach aimed at helping older adults to keep healthy and active at...

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Sprout Health Solutions debuts new branding

Sprout Health Solutions debuts new branding

Behavior Science Specialists Restructure Portfolio of Solutions-Based Offerings for Improved Health and Regulatory Success November 30 – London – Sprout Health Solutions, a UK-based global consultancy formerly known as Sprout Behaviour Change, announced their new name...

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An ingenious tool for pharmacists

An ingenious tool for pharmacists

At Sprout, we know pharmacists can play a pivotal role in improving medication adherence. That was the inspiration behind Pharminder, a new digital tool from health tech pioneers Artilect in New Zealand, that uses person-centered design principles to extend the...

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In PM360 Magazine this month! – July 2020

In PM360 Magazine this month! – July 2020

Our co-founder Christina Jackson is one of a panel of industry experts discussing the barriers pharmaceutical companies can benefit from addressing. Her takeaway advice? Pharma needs to take more risks in being transparent with patients. ‘From my experience, pharma is...

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Emotional needs of CLN2 families

Emotional needs of CLN2 families

Our co-founder Lina Eliasson co-authored a recently published paper highlighting the need for emotional and practical support for families caring for a child with Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis Type 2 Disease (CLN2), a rare degenerative neurometabolic condition that...

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The EMERGE guideline on medicine adherence

The EMERGE guideline on medicine adherence

Sprout founders Lina Eliasson and Christina Jackson, and Sarah Clifford who recently launched our US office, have all worked on a fascinating new paper on the International Society for Medication Adherence (ESPACOMP) Medication Adherence Reporting Guideline (EMERGE)....

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Our new Hunter syndrome caregiver support program

Our new Hunter syndrome caregiver support program

We were very proud to present a poster on our nurse-delivered caregiver support program for Hunter syndrome at the 2019 Connect For Care, an international meeting for rare disease nurses. Hunter syndrome is a very rare inherited metabolic disorder, which can cause a...

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A new screener for monitoring adherence

A new screener for monitoring adherence

Our co-founder, Christina Jackson, has co-authored a newly published paper with academics at King’s College London, reporting on testing a brief screener to prompt discussions about adherence in routine consultations. The team worked with 161 people with type 2...

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