NHS Medical Centre

  Touchscreen Europe has installed a new Patient Information Touchscreen Kiosk for NHS Blackpool at its state-of-the-art Whitegate Drive Walk-In Centre. The new kiosk is displayed in the waiting room to provide a vital information service for the thousands of patients who use the centre every month. The freestanding touchscreen feature split screen functionality whichallow the Trust to convey key health messages to NHS users. Colette Cassin, Head of Communications, NHS Blackpool says: “Each week an average of 1,500 patients and members of the public visit Whitegate Drive. These are not only local residents. As you may be aware, Blackpool has in excess of 10 million tourists visiting the town each year and those needing access to medical services are signposted to our primary care centres. “The kiosk will undoubtedly be of great benefit to the Trust, enabling us to proactively promote key health messages to those visiting our state-of-the-art centre. It will also provide a useful information service for both patients and visitors as our centre is open seven days a week, 365 days a year.” The concept is simple and user friendly – visitors touch the screen to access information about the health centre and local services. Users can also download information and discount vouchers directly onto their mobile phones by simply entering their mobile number onto the screen.