Join our trustee board

We’re looking for professional and enthusiastic volunteers to join our board of trustees. Dipex is a small charity that helps millions of people each year, mainly through our website (which received 7million+ visits in 2018). Since 2001, has done this by sharing real people‚Äôs health stories – collected by Oxford University researchers – … Read more

Health service improvement using patient videos.

health service improvement in intensive care

Research out today shows that videos are effective tools for health service improvement in intensive care units (ICUs). The study by Darbyshire and Hinton talks about how our patient stories inspired ICU staff to make changes that reduced noise levels. The problem with noise and intensive care. Noise levels in ICUs are often far … Read more

Medical education; better results with patient stories.

Using patient videos in medical education

Research by Snow et al came out today that looks at how patient stories can improve medical education. It shows that students can get better grades in their clinical skills exams when they have seen patients share their experiences. The study compares two groups of students who took an online course about the colposcopy, a … Read more