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Women in Tech at Mayden

In anticipation of this year’s International Women’s Day, we sat down with three female tech employees at Mayden to talk about their career Enjoy the blog and contact us to talk about opportunities at Mayden. What attracted you to work in the tech industry? Tess: I have a background in engineering but initially when I came to Mayden I was working in customer support. I found that I had an affinity for the more data-focussed aspects of the role, and enjoyed them the most, so applied for a role in our data services team. I was lucky enough to be hired on the basis of my potential, rather than my experience. So I suppose that what attracted me is that this is what I enjoy the most! Coralie: I’ve always had a mathematical and logical way of thinking, and software development seemed to fit well with that mindset. Jen: I had no idea what I wanted to do when I was younger. I found myself working as a data analyst, taught myself some nifty Excel tricks, and discovered that I enjoyed the challenge of finding the right formula or piece of logic to solve my problem. From there my interest just naturally evolved. Have you come across any obstacles to advancing your career in tech? Tess: Absolutely none. I’ve had nothing but support and encouragement, both from Mayden and my social circle. Coralie: In my previous role, coming back from maternity leave was fine. I was well supported and able to be a part time scrum master for my team. However when looking for a new role, there were a few companies who really liked me as a candidate, but refused to even entertain the thought of hiring someone new on a part time basis. While this isn’t an exclusively female issue, many women do want or... Read more
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International Women’s Day - a story of maths, cake and collaboration

Software has historically been a male-dominated industry, so when we look around our offices, we’re proud to see a lot of female faces looking back at us - especially because many of the women who work at Mayden do so in tech roles. With International Women’s Day just around the corner, we talked to one of our female developers about what her career choice means to her. From a young age Annie Hadjimitova’s interests were - in her own words - maths, cake and collaboration... and not necessarily in that order. A career in software development beckoned. Annie says that the collaborative, open source culture of software development was really attractive to her; it offered the chance to work alongside some of the most progressive professionals out there. But that wasn’t quite enough. There are a lot of software companies out there doing exciting and innovative things. Technology is evolving at an incredible rate, impacting on people’s lives in ways that a decade ago were confined to science fiction. For talented devs there’s a lot of choice, and working on something that positively impacts others’ lives is a big factor for Annie. The fact that she gets to work on iaptus - the market leading mental health digital care record, designed to improve the patient experience - is a major source of job satisfaction for her. To cap it off, Annie loves working alongside other people who share her values and who challenge her thinking: non-judgemental colleagues who respect her for the skills and ideas she brings to the table. She’s proud to be part of a team where everyone’s opinion is valid and everybody is encouraged to have their say. For her, Annie says, gender has never entered the equation. She believes that real innovation and progress comes from simply hiring the best... Read more
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A new approach to the evaluation of online therapy

Mayden director Alison Sturgess-Durden co-presented at the King’s Fund Health and Care Congress earlier this month ... Read more
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Big White Wall joins Prism, connecting IAPT services with online therapy

Healthcare applications developer Mayden has announced that Big White Wall is the latest eHealth provider to offer access to online psychological therapies via their new referral hub, Prism. Read more
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Wellmind Media is the latest online therapy provider to join Prism, the secure online therapy referral hub from Mayden

15 June, 2016, Bath—Healthcare applications developer Mayden today announced that Wellmind Media is the latest service provider to join Prism, the groundbreaking new online referral hub for psychological therapies. Read more
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Mental Health Week: Our relationship resolution

Find out about this year's Mental Health Week in the latest blog post on the iaptus website, and read about the pledge that Mayden's marketing and creative team has made this year.    ... Read more
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Six New Software Developers Graduate from Mayden Academy

  Bath-based software house, Mayden is proud to announce that the first six trainee software developers have graduated from its intensive, employer-led training programme, Mayden Academy. Read more
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Bath Future Talent

Twelve rising stars from Bath companies are on a talent development journey as part of a world-class programme to grow talent and initiate projects that benefit the local community. Read more
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New Savoy Partnership Annual Conference

We are really pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the New Savoy Partnership Annual Conference – Psychological Therapies in the NHS. Read more
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Presentations from Mayden’s IAPT & ehealth summit

Thank you to those who joined us at the IAPT & ehealth summit on Friday at Tech UK, where we explored the challenges that remain for the adoption of ehealth in mental healthcare and began to discuss the next steps for adopting online therapy into IAPT. Read more
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Delivering on your CAMHS Transformation Plans

The Improving mental health outcomes for children and young people conference at The King’s Fund last week gave commissioners ... Read more
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Practical steps toward adopting ehealth for your IAPT service

We’ve learnt a lot about ehealth since pitching our concept for an online therapy referral hub for IAPT to the NHS’ SBRI innovation funding board last year. ... Read more
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Local Transformation Plans: Outcome Measures

The Future in Mind report produced by the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce emphasises the... Read more
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Local Transformation Plans: Closing the data gap in CAMHS

“There is a need for good, transparent, regular data and information that is collected nationally.” ... Read more
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Supporting CAMHS with digital record management and MDS collection

The deadline to submit Local Transformation Plans is fast approaching. We understand the demand this places on commissioners and on providers, and want to offer our support. Read more
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Women in Tech at Mayden

In anticipation of this year’s International Women’s Day, we sat down with three female tech employees at Mayden to talk about their career Enjoy the blog and contact us to talk about opportunities at Mayden. What attracted you to work in the tech industry? Tess: I have a background in engineering but initially when I came to Mayden I was working in customer support. I found that I had an affinity for the more data-focussed aspects of the role, and enjoyed them the most, so applied for a role in our data services team. I was lucky enough to be hired on the basis of my potential, rather than my experience. So I suppose that what attracted me is that this is what I enjoy the most! Coralie: I’ve always had a mathematical and logical way of thinking, and software development seemed to fit well with that mindset. Jen: I had no idea what I wanted to do when I was younger. I found myself working as a data analyst, taught myself some nifty Excel tricks, and discovered that I enjoyed the challenge of finding the right formula or piece of logic to solve my problem. From there my interest just naturally evolved. Have you come across any obstacles to advancing your career in tech? Tess: Absolutely none. I’ve had nothing but support and encouragement, both from Mayden and my social circle. Coralie: In my previous role, coming back from maternity leave was fine. I was well supported and able to be a part time scrum master for my team. However when looking for a new role, there were a few companies who really liked me as a candidate, but refused to even entertain the thought of hiring someone new on a part time basis. While this isn’t an exclusively female issue, many women do want or... Read more
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International Women’s Day - a story of maths, cake and collaboration

Software has historically been a male-dominated industry, so when we look around our offices, we’re proud to see a lot of female faces looking back at us - especially because many of the women who work at Mayden do so in tech roles. With International Women’s Day just around the corner, we talked to one of our female developers about what her career choice means to her. From a young age Annie Hadjimitova’s interests were - in her own words - maths, cake and collaboration... and not necessarily in that order. A career in software development beckoned. Annie says that the collaborative, open source culture of software development was really attractive to her; it offered the chance to work alongside some of the most progressive professionals out there. But that wasn’t quite enough. There are a lot of software companies out there doing exciting and innovative things. Technology is evolving at an incredible rate, impacting on people’s lives in ways that a decade ago were confined to science fiction. For talented devs there’s a lot of choice, and working on something that positively impacts others’ lives is a big factor for Annie. The fact that she gets to work on iaptus - the market leading mental health digital care record, designed to improve the patient experience - is a major source of job satisfaction for her. To cap it off, Annie loves working alongside other people who share her values and who challenge her thinking: non-judgemental colleagues who respect her for the skills and ideas she brings to the table. She’s proud to be part of a team where everyone’s opinion is valid and everybody is encouraged to have their say. For her, Annie says, gender has never entered the equation. She believes that real innovation and progress comes from simply hiring the best... Read more
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A new approach to the evaluation of online therapy

Mayden director Alison Sturgess-Durden co-presented at the King’s Fund Health and Care Congress earlier this month ... Read more
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Wellmind Media is the latest online therapy provider to join Prism, the secure online therapy referral hub from Mayden

15 June, 2016, Bath—Healthcare applications developer Mayden today announced that Wellmind Media is the latest service provider to join Prism, the groundbreaking new online referral hub for psychological therapies. Read more
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Mental Health Week: Our relationship resolution

Find out about this year's Mental Health Week in the latest blog post on the iaptus website, and read about the pledge that Mayden's marketing and creative team has made this year.    ... Read more
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Bath Future Talent

Twelve rising stars from Bath companies are on a talent development journey as part of a world-class programme to grow talent and initiate projects that benefit the local community. Read more
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New Savoy Partnership Annual Conference

We are really pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the New Savoy Partnership Annual Conference – Psychological Therapies in the NHS. Read more
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Presentations from Mayden’s IAPT & ehealth summit

Thank you to those who joined us at the IAPT & ehealth summit on Friday at Tech UK, where we explored the challenges that remain for the adoption of ehealth in mental healthcare and began to discuss the next steps for adopting online therapy into IAPT. Read more
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Delivering on your CAMHS Transformation Plans

The Improving mental health outcomes for children and young people conference at The King’s Fund last week gave commissioners ... Read more
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Practical steps toward adopting ehealth for your IAPT service

We’ve learnt a lot about ehealth since pitching our concept for an online therapy referral hub for IAPT to the NHS’ SBRI innovation funding board last year. ... Read more
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Local Transformation Plans: Outcome Measures

The Future in Mind report produced by the Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Taskforce emphasises the... Read more
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Local Transformation Plans: Closing the data gap in CAMHS

“There is a need for good, transparent, regular data and information that is collected nationally.” ... Read more
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Supporting CAMHS with digital record management and MDS collection

The deadline to submit Local Transformation Plans is fast approaching. We understand the demand this places on commissioners and on providers, and want to offer our support. Read more
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New Ebook: Choosing a Patient Management System for CAMHS

Are you looking to commission a patient management system for CAMHS? Without guidance, it’s tough to know which system will serve you the best. Read more
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Building on the Success of E-health Abroad

It’s no great secret that England’s mental health services are facing tremendous and growing demand. It’s now widely accepted that the NHS must innovate... Read more
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Bath Future Talent

Twelve rising stars from Bath companies are on a talent development journey as part of a world-class programme to grow talent and initiate projects that benefit the local community. Read more
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Women in Tech at Mayden

In anticipation of this year’s International Women’s Day, we sat down with three female tech employees at Mayden to talk about their career Enjoy the blog and contact us to talk about opportunities at Mayden. What attracted you to work in the tech industry? Tess: I have a background in engineering but initially when I came to Mayden I was working in customer support. I found that I had an affinity for the more data-focussed aspects of the role, and enjoyed them the most, so applied for a role in our data services team. I was lucky enough to be hired on the basis of my potential, rather than my experience. So I suppose that what attracted me is that this is what I enjoy the most! Coralie: I’ve always had a mathematical and logical way of thinking, and software development seemed to fit well with that mindset. Jen: I had no idea what I wanted to do when I was younger. I found myself working as a data analyst, taught myself some nifty Excel tricks, and discovered that I enjoyed the challenge of finding the right formula or piece of logic to solve my problem. From there my interest just naturally evolved. Have you come across any obstacles to advancing your career in tech? Tess: Absolutely none. I’ve had nothing but support and encouragement, both from Mayden and my social circle. Coralie: In my previous role, coming back from maternity leave was fine. I was well supported and able to be a part time scrum master for my team. However when looking for a new role, there were a few companies who really liked me as a candidate, but refused to even entertain the thought of hiring someone new on a part time basis. While this isn’t an exclusively female issue, many women do want or... Read more
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International Women’s Day - a story of maths, cake and collaboration

Software has historically been a male-dominated industry, so when we look around our offices, we’re proud to see a lot of female faces looking back at us - especially because many of the women who work at Mayden do so in tech roles. With International Women’s Day just around the corner, we talked to one of our female developers about what her career choice means to her. From a young age Annie Hadjimitova’s interests were - in her own words - maths, cake and collaboration... and not necessarily in that order. A career in software development beckoned. Annie says that the collaborative, open source culture of software development was really attractive to her; it offered the chance to work alongside some of the most progressive professionals out there. But that wasn’t quite enough. There are a lot of software companies out there doing exciting and innovative things. Technology is evolving at an incredible rate, impacting on people’s lives in ways that a decade ago were confined to science fiction. For talented devs there’s a lot of choice, and working on something that positively impacts others’ lives is a big factor for Annie. The fact that she gets to work on iaptus - the market leading mental health digital care record, designed to improve the patient experience - is a major source of job satisfaction for her. To cap it off, Annie loves working alongside other people who share her values and who challenge her thinking: non-judgemental colleagues who respect her for the skills and ideas she brings to the table. She’s proud to be part of a team where everyone’s opinion is valid and everybody is encouraged to have their say. For her, Annie says, gender has never entered the equation. She believes that real innovation and progress comes from simply hiring the best... Read more
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Mental Health Week: Our relationship resolution

Find out about this year's Mental Health Week in the latest blog post on the iaptus website, and read about the pledge that Mayden's marketing and creative team has made this year.    ... Read more
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Big White Wall joins Prism, connecting IAPT services with online therapy

Healthcare applications developer Mayden has announced that Big White Wall is the latest eHealth provider to offer access to online psychological therapies via their new referral hub, Prism. Read more
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Wellmind Media is the latest online therapy provider to join Prism, the secure online therapy referral hub from Mayden

15 June, 2016, Bath—Healthcare applications developer Mayden today announced that Wellmind Media is the latest service provider to join Prism, the groundbreaking new online referral hub for psychological therapies. Read more
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Six New Software Developers Graduate from Mayden Academy

  Bath-based software house, Mayden is proud to announce that the first six trainee software developers have graduated from its intensive, employer-led training programme, Mayden Academy. Read more
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Release: Mayden Awarded ISO 27001 Certification by the British Standards Institution

Bath, 25 August 2015—After months of rigorous audits and independent assessments, Bath-based software house Mayden has been accredited with ISO 27001:2013 Information Security Management certification by BSI, the business standards company. Read more
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Minddistrict Joins Prism, the New Online Therapy Referral Hub From Mayden

Read the official press release here. Read more
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Mayden Announces SilverCloud Health as New Referral Hub's First Online Therapy Provider

Healthcare applications developer, Mayden, has announced that SilverCloud Health will be the first service provider ... Read more
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Aspiring Software Engineers Can Earn as They Learn at New Mayden Academy

Unique Training Programme Launches in Response to Growing Demand for Developers in Bath and Bristol Bath-based software house, Mayden, announced today the launch of Mayden Academy: a unique, employer-led intensive training opportunity for entry level software engineers, based at the firm’s new offices in the centre of Bath. Read more
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Mayden Awarded SBRI Healthcare Bid to Relieve Mounting Pressure Faced by UK's Mental Health Services

Bath, 17th February 2015 - After months of rigorous competition, Bath-based software house Mayden has been awarded significant second-phase funding from the 2014 Small Business Research Initiative for Healthcare (SBRI Healthcare) bid, to develop a solution that will relieve the mounting pressure faced by the UK’s mental health services. Current demand for mental health care vastly exceeds NHS resources, and this gap is set to continue to increase; it’s estimated that by 2030 there will be around 2 million more adults in the UK suffering with mental health problems. Currently, 10% of the country’s population is thought to be suffering from a mental health condition such as anxiety and depression which would benefit from psychological therapy, and Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services have the capacity to meet just fifteen percent of that demand. Of those referred, one in ten waits over a year for treatment, while around 75% do not receive treatment at all. In a recent survey of patients waiting for treatment, 67% deteriorated, 40% harmed themselves, and one in six attempted to take their own life. Used appropriately, online therapies can ease this considerable unmet demand for therapeutic intervention to treat mental illness. As experts in technology and healthcare innovation, Mayden is uniquely positioned to offer such a solution, and as a result of their winning SBRI Healthcare bid, will develop and launch an online hub enabling IAPT services to easily prescribe, review, select and book proven, cost-effective online treatment for patients, from live therapy sessions by video link to self-guided CBT programs and apps, and to track patient progress during their use of these online therapies. With IAPTus - the patient management system from Mayden which is already used by 70% of the UK’s IAPT services—as its linchpin, the online hub will help IAPT services to meet demand by providing... Read more
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Mayor of Bath to Attend Opening of Mayden's New Premises at Historic One Widcombe Crescent

Bath, 10th November, 2014 Expanding software house, Mayden is delighted to announce the opening of their historic new premises in central Bath. The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath, Councillor Cherry Beath, will attend the opening of Mayden's new office at One Widcombe Crescent on Saturday, 15th November beginning at 3pm, with the Mayor's arrival at 4pm. Mayden invites the local media and community to join them for drinks, and to explore the quintessentially Georgian Grade I listed building, which retains quirky architectural features such as an oval room with curved fireplace and doors. Mayden is the UK specialist in advanced healthcare web applications, and began life in Biddestone, just outside Bath. This year Mayden celebrates its 10th anniversary as a software house. At this stage a Mayden system is used in almost every NHS Trust in the country. The company's staff has expanded exponentially, growing from 14 employees in 2010 to a total of 44 permanent employees at the time of press. "Mayden has long been a key part of Bath's expanding tech community," explains founder and Managing Director, Chris May, "We're very pleased to now be moving physically into central Bath where we can continue to push things forward, and I'm excited to be able to recruit even more new talent to work with us from this great location." Mayden retains Mayden Studios at Box House in rural Box, but will be moving from its first and original location in Biddestone, Wiltshire. ### Photo opportunity Saturday, 15th November at 3pm, One Widcombe Crescent, Bath for the 4pm arrival of The Right Worshipful The Mayor of Bath (Councillor Cherry Beath). Please notify michele.rees-jones@mayden.co.uk or becca.astrop@mayden.co.uk if you plan to attend. About Mayden Mayden specialises in innovative, flexible cloud-based software solutions for the healthcare industries, and is driven by a mission to change the way services are delivered by staff and experienced... Read more
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Local Software Company Awarded Prestigious Funding Grant Now Seeks to Expand Workforce

In its tenth year of business, Box-based software company Mayden has been awarded a prestigious SBRI innovation grant to test an idea that could create a sea change in the uptake of online psychological therapies. The government’s Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) offers funding to SMEs with ideas that might address challenges faced by the public sector. Having won the SBRI Healthcare award, Mayden are spending six months testing the feasibility of a secure, cloud based hub for matching NHS patients with online alternatives to face to face psychological therapy. As well as giving patients more choice about how they receive their therapy, online services offer shorter waiting times for treatment and frequently immediate access. The SBRI project is just one success that has sparked a fresh search for new talent to join Mayden.  With turnover up 30% on last year, Mayden has launched a new recruitment drive to find experienced software developers. Being able to grow the software team has been key to Mayden’s recent success. Investing in the team, along with flexible working arrangements, has encouraged local and national talent into the company. Part-time software developer and mother of one, Erica Bradbury, says “In my experience, Mayden are genuinely committed to their employees' work/life balance, which is rare amongst employers. Thanks to the flexible working policy I have been able to remain a valued member of the development team for one of the company's leading web applications since having a baby two years ago. I was able to agree part-time hours on my return to work and the support I have received from both my team and at the managerial level has been vital to me in being able to successfully juggle the demands of professional work and motherhood.” Mayden are always looking for talented and enthusiastic team members to come on board and... Read more
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Mayden's Innovative CRM System Available on Government CloudStore

Mayden, specialists in advanced healthcare web applications, are delighted to announce that their innovative customer relationship management system, Orbit, is now available to purchase through the government’s online public sector marketplace, CloudStore. Public sector bodies will be able to simply and quickly purchase Mayden’s Orbit CRM software directly from the site’s catalogue using the G Cloud procurement framework agreement (version 5). Organisations purchasing Orbit via CloudStore will be able to choose between ‘Orbit CRM’, offering contact management features, or the full version ‘Orbit FV’ in order to benefit from all of the integrated modules built into the Orbit system in addition to CRM features. These include workflow and task management, activity records, marketing and communications campaigns, time management, helpdesk suite, and financial tracking tools such as automated invoicing. Orbit comes as a fully managed service, with user support and secure hosting included, and is competitively priced with quarterly billing. Using the G Cloud framework means that public sector buyers can buy exactly what they need more quickly and easily. Organisations will be able to purchase Orbit from the Software as a Service (SaaS) pages of the CloudStore website. Managing Director at Mayden, Chris May, commented “We’re delighted that Orbit is now available via the CloudStore. Orbit makes a big difference to the organisations that already use it. In fact, we think it’s so good, we use it to run our own company!” About Mayden Mayden specialise in innovative, flexible and cloud-based software solutions. We are driven by the desire to add real value to the public sector by developing applications that have the power to change the way services are delivered by staff, and experienced by clients, users and patients. Orbit is our innovative operational management software which provides a powerful set of integrated tools to manage programmes and workflows, especially those involving teams across multiple locations. mayden.co.uk For... Read more
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Mayden Awarded NHS England Funding to Develop Online 'Talking Therapies' Hub

  After months of rigorous competition, we are delighted to announce that Mayden has been awarded an SBRI Healthcare development contract to test out an idea that could create a sea change in the uptake and use of online psychological therapies in the UK. Mayden applied for the prestigious Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI), which offers funding to develop and test innovative solutions to challenges faced by the public sector, and particularly those that may make a difference to people with mental health issues. Having won the SBRI Healthcare award, Mayden will spend the next six months testing the feasibility of a secure, cloud based hub for choosing and accessing online psychological therapy. Should this prove successful, we will progress - with the SBRI’s ongoing support - to develop a prototype to connect NHS services managing patients in need of psychological therapy, with therapists over the internet. Mental illness costs the UK economy £100bn a year. Anxiety and depression are the most common disorders affecting 5 million people in England at any one time, and ‘Talking Therapies’ are known to be one of the most effective interventions. The NHS’ Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) programme has taken huge strides in making talking therapy more accessible, but to date IAPT reaches only 15% of those in need, and demand is ever increasing. This has resulted in gradually increasing waiting lists. There is good evidence that therapy delivered by therapists over the web rather than face to face can be an invaluable option to IAPT services. Online therapy allows patients to access a personal therapist or other therapeutic resources 24/7, through online chat or video conferencing. It removes the need to travel, and offers patients greater choice in how and when they access therapy. All in all, it is a cost-effective way of improving access,... Read more
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Quicksilva and Mayden Connect Fifteen Primary Care Trust Psychotherapy Services to NHS Spine

First ITK approved solution means psychological therapy services across the country are now able to access and share patient data via spine mini service. 2 October 2012 – Quicksilva, an independent supplier of healthcare IT systems and Mayden, a specialist in advanced healthcare web applications, are enabling psychological therapy services within the NHS to connect to the NHS Spine for the first time. The orQestra® solution used by Mayden was Quicksilva’s first to be accredited by the NHS Interoperability Toolkit (ITK) as a Spine Mini Service Provider and to be used for psychological therapy services with fifteen PCTs going live in the past month. The development means that the PCTs, located throughout the UK, will have access to real time patient demographic information, enabling them to provide a better standard of patient care and speed up referral times. Better data matching and reconciliation mean that patients no longer need to have to hand their NHS number as the system is able to pull this and other pertinent information from the NHS Spine. This means greater convenience, a faster registration process and improved data accuracy. These features are particularly useful for self-referring patients who commonly wouldn’t know their NHS Number. A key additional benefit is that the orQestra® technology designed by Quicksilva and implemented by Mayden means any organisation that meets ITK requirements can connect to the NHS Spine. This will potentially give a shot in the arm to initiatives from the Government Department of Health to extend patient choice to ‘Any Qualified Provider’ (AQP). Gavin Slater, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust comments: “As an NHS service, we need to ensure that the details we have on our patients is accurate, up to date and kept safe. Use of the NHS Spine information is a key process within our patient registration process, therefore accessing it... Read more
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SignHealth and Mayden

Mayden and SignHealth are pleased to announce that they are working together to help improve healthcare for deaf people. SignHealth is a leading charity which works with the deaf community, health services and other charities to ensure that deaf people receive equal access to the care that they need. One of the projects that SignHealth runs is a specialised counselling service which provides psychological therapies for British Sign Language [BSL] users and deafblind people. They are also sponsoring a new Counselling diploma in BSL which will help increase the number of BSL Counsellors throughout the UK. Mayden is the leading supplier of psychological therapy clinical systems in the UK with their product IAPTus being used in over 70 services nationwide. Mayden has teamed with SignHealth to create a version of IAPTus which is tailored to the specific needs of therapists working with deaf people. The system will be used to support their therapists across all of the services they provide including counselling, IAPT, day care, residential and women’s services. Graham Trenwith, the IT manager for SignHealth, said: “We originally looked at IAPTus for supporting our new IAPT service but when we saw the software’s scope and versatility, we realised we could run all our patient management services on the one system. IAPTus’ ability to add further care pathways means that as we grow and expand the support we provide to deaf people across the country, our patient management system will be able to grow with us.” Chris May, Managing Director of Mayden commented “We are delighted to be working with SignHealth and its management team. In selecting IAPTus they really tested the system’s capability to provide what they needed and it was very encouraging for us that IAPTus was able to meet their requirements on every level. We are particularly pleased that SignHealth was able... Read more
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