Keep up to date with all the latest CATCH news and developments

CATCH THAW PhD network launched

May 27th 2015 marked the launch of the Technology for Healthy Ageing and Wellbeing (THAW) PhD network, bringing together the general public with those in the NHS, councils, charities and industry to discuss if technology could be used to help older people to lead happier, healthier lives.

6 June 2015

Techno Therapies – How technology can be used to help people improve and maintain positive mental health

Every year, one in four of us will experience a common mental health problem such as anxiety, depression, drug or alcohol abuse or eating disorders.

13 May 2015

CATCH researchers and Occupational Therapists celebrate successful collaboration

The Northern General Hospital in Sheffield was alive with energy on April 14 as over 80 researchers from University of Sheffield’s Centre from Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) and Occupational Therapists (OTs) from Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust celebrated the extremely successful first phase to a collaboration between the two organisations.

6 May 2015

New website to help people in Sheffield with mental health issues

People in Sheffield with mental health issues will soon be able to access an online hub to help with their recovery.

The ‘Sheffield Recovery Hub’, a unique and regionally-focused website will benefit service-users, their families and friends, clinicians and support workers.

18 March 2015

Therapy Box announced as “UK’s best mobile health app company”

CATCH collaborators, Therapy Box have been announced as the UK's best mobile health app company.

16 March 2015

CATCH partner, HMA Digital Marketing selected as 1 of 10 Creative England Future Leaders

Catch partner, South Yorkshire based HMA Digital Marketing has been selected as one of top ten Future Leaders by Creative England for its strategic approach, growth potential and innovative work in digital healthcare.

26 January 2015

UK-India Workshop on Affordable Assisted Living Technologies

CATCH Centre Director, Professor Mark Hawley recently attended the UK-India Workshop on Affordable Assisted Living Technologies (ALT) for the Elderley in Bangalore, India to share his expertise on potential directions for future innovation and how this might be implemented in India.

15 December 2014

HMA Digital Marketing and CATCH win Bionow Award

Barnsley based firm HMA Digital Marketing and collaborators at the University of Sheffield's Centre for Assistive Technology and Connected Healthcare (CATCH) have won a prestigious healthcare award in recognition of their work into developing user-friendly mobile technologies to support the elderly.

8 December 2014