Editor of Shares Magazine, Jeremy Lacey, tips Ultrasis for 2007
The November (2006) issue of The British Journal of Clinical Psychology includes a report of a study about the use of Beating the Blues in routine care. The study (entitled 'The effectiveness of computerized cognitive behavioural therapy in routine care' by Cavanagh et al) demonstrates that Beating the Blues delivers similar benefits to the user when benchmarked against the outcomes obtained by routine delivery of face to face CBT
A webpage providing information and direction about the provision of CCBT by the National Health Service can be found on the Choices in Mental Health website.
Ultrasis plc, the interactive healthcare provider, has launched www.thewellnessshop.co.uk, an online retail service designed and developed to address the growing demand for quality healthcare products and services that help people to be more active in managing their own health and wellbeing.
Ultrasis, the provider of computer-delivered, interactive healthcare products and associated services, announces its preliminary results for the year ended 31 July 2006
An article appeared in the Shares magazine (05 - 11 October 2006) featuring Ultrasis
People in North-west England area stand to benefit from a therapy that has won praise for its effectiveness in battling depression. The introduction of computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in a pilot project follows an agreement between the Ashton, Leigh and Wigan Primary Care Trust and Ultrasis plc
The Mental Health Foundation has linked with Ultrasis to offer free access to an online self-help programme for anybody experiencing mild or moderate depression.
The South Tyneside PCT has chosen to expand its use of Beating the Blues for the treatment of depression and to introduce four web based self help programmes for depression, anxiety, stress and insomnia.
Ultrasis plc, the provider of computer-delivered, interactive healthcare products and associated services, has secured two new pilot contracts to provide computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (CCBT) to Condition Management Programmes (CMP) in the Northwest of England.
A recent paper published in the Primhe Journal of Primary Care Mental Health has clearly demonstrated that Beating the Blues led to significant improvements in depression and general health
Ultrasis plc has appointed Capital MS&L to lead its financial PR and investor relations.
Ultrasis has no relationship with the Price Stone Group a financial services company based in Spain which has been contacting Ultrasis shareholders and members of the public, initially offering free research reports on Ultrasis plc.
St John of God Counselling Centre in Fremantle, Western Australia introduced the 'Beating the Blues' program in 2005 to its primary care mental health service and has just agreed to renew its license for a further year.
The board of Ultrasis announces that, in connection with the Scheme of Arrangement to acquire Healthstar Group plc which became effective on 16 May 2006, it has allotted a further 13,301,000 ordinary shares of 0.1p
Ultrasis, the market leader of computer delivered interactive healthcare products, today announced their Strategic Partnership with Agilisys, one of the UK's most innovative IT and business process service providers
Ultrasis featured in an article by Brian O'Connor which was printed in the Daily Mail on Saturday the 27th.
A new initiative from Bury Primary Care Trust (PCT) is to make effective treatment quickly and easily available to people facing mental health problems
Ultrasis and Department of Health is preparing to include the use of computer software as part of new pilots of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for depression in London and Yorkshire
The board of Ultrasis is pleased to announce completion of the acquisition of Healthstar Group Plc by way of a scheme of arrangement, approved by Healthstar Shareholders and sanctioned by the court
The UK's largest single local authority employer, Birmingham City Council has decided to renew its license for Work Related Stress Audit (WRSA)
People suffering from depression will be able to have better access to counselling and talking therapies under a major new programme announced today by Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt
Ultrasis' Tom Turrell-Croft, completed the London Marathon in 4 hours 8 minutes. He can now claim to have beaten the great Sir Steve Redgrave, albeit at running not rowing!
The boards of Ultrasis and Healthstar are pleased to announce that the Healthstar Court Meeting and the Healthstar Extraordinary General Meeting (together the "Shareholder Meetings"), held earlier today in relation to the recommended offer for Healthstar by Ultrasis, both received the overwhelming support of shareholders.
Ultrasis Plc have been invited to work alongside senior officials from the Department of Health and the Care Service Improvement Partnership (CSIP) to establish a framework to deliver the commitment contained in the recent white paper "Our Health, Our Care, Our Say" to support Primary Care Trusts to implement the Computerised Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CCBT) products recommended by NICE.
The Mental Health Promotion Strategy, to be launched this summer, will make the Relief Series available to all Trafford residents as well as staff from the local authority and both PCTs.
Up to 40,000 patients in Hertfordshire have faster access to treatment for depression now that Ultrasis' Beating the Blues computer-based self-help program is available from their GP.
Kent County Council have agreed to renew their contract with Ultrasis for a further 12 months.
On 15 March 2006 the boards of Healthstar and Ultrasis announced that a recommended proposal had been agreed for the acquisition of Healthstar by Ultrasis
People with mental health issues who live in Tameside and Glossop are set to benefit from the extension of an innovative computer based treatment.
The Boards of Ultrasis and Healthstar announce that they have reached agreement on the terms of a recommended proposal whereby Healthstar will be acquired by Ultrasis.
The National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence (NICE) has recommended Beating the Blues - developed by interactive healthcare specialists Ultrasis - as an option for delivering Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) in the management of mild and moderate depression.
The final Appraisal Determination of the use of CCBT has been published by NICE and is available on their website.
The Company announces that all resolutions were passed at the annual general meeting.
Department of Health publish the "Our health, our care, our say" White paper.
Department of Health publish NHS Operating framework for 2006/7.
Department of Health publishes plans for practice based commissioning.
Ultrasis has just received official notification from NICE that the guidance document to the NHS on CCBT will be issued on Feb 22nd 2006.
A copy of the news article that appeared in the Daily Mail on the 24th of January.
The Government launches a Green Paper "A new deal for welfare: Empowering people to work".
Four Primary Care Trusts in East Sussex have made the decision to jointly commission 15 licences for the Beating the Blues
Points made by Ultrasis CEO, Nigel Brabbins, in his address to the shareholders.
Ultrasis today announces that its AGM which was due to be held today at 10.00am has been adjourned.