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Patient power: 2014 Patient Information Forum conference

Luto launches unique User Testing service for NHS Trusts and Charities I recently attended the Patient Information Forum’s annual conference in Birmingham along with two other members of the Luto team. This year’s conference was entitled ‘Information and support: putting patients truly at the centre of healthcare’. Patients are a fundamental part of Luto’s work […]

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Luto supports NHS England workshop on medicines taking

Patients and carers recruited by Luto played a key role in a recent workshop ‘Making medicines‑taking a better experience’. They featured in the report of the workshop on the NHS England website which is available to read here. There were 5 key themes generated by the patients and carers during the workshop, including the provision of better […]

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Luto facilitates future development of over-the-counter medicines information

During the summer of 2013, Luto had the pleasure of welcoming Vivien Tong, a PhD candidate from the Faculty of Pharmacy at The University of Sydney into our company. In a collaboration brought about by the Worldwide Universities Network (WUN), Vivien is jointly supervised by Associate Professor Parisa Aslani (The University of Sydney) and Professor […]

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Case Study: Creating instructions for use that are ‘Easy Peezy’

Early in 2014, Luto had the pleasure of working on a set of new instructions for a medical device called ‘Peezy’. Peezy, previous winner of the 2009 Design Week Awards ‘Best in Show’ honour, was created by Forte Medical and is a device that aids the user in giving a midstream urine sample. Obtaining good midstream urine […]

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Patient information leaflets – Clarkson shares his thoughts

Jeremy Clarkson has taken a pop at patient information leaflets in The Sun newspaper. He has a point, writes Professor Theo Raynor, and pharmacists must not be complacent about their usefulness. Clarkson’s piece was headed “Warned off pill popping”, and referred to a patient information leaflet his mother had been given. The language used, such as describing […]

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Luto 2013 Customer Satisfaction Survey Results

2013 saw the introduction of a new electronic, Customer Satisfaction Survey at Luto. The survey is sent out to each of our clients at the end of a project and is a quick and easy way for us to gain valuable feedback. The feedback received is used to help us continually improve the services we […]

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Happy holidays!

Christmas is about friends, family and loved ones. It’s all about bringing people closer to you. These days, our world is connected more than ever, something which is close to Luto’s heart and something we’re very proud of: our clients come from all corners of the globe. With this in mind, the inspiration for our […]

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Luto launches new website

A few things have changed at Luto today. Our team has worked their magic on our new website. After months of planning it is finally live, we hope you like it. That’s not the only new thing either. We’ve also been busy refreshing our brand identity too. We developed our new site using the same […]

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Medicines for older people

By 2050, it is estimated that 30% of the total population will be aged 65 or older. Older people often have more than one illness and can be taking multiple medicines. The treatment needs of older people are different to younger people. The older someone gets, the more these differences can have an effect: older […]

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Professor Theo Raynor invited to give the Rennebohm Lectures in USA

Professor Theo Raynor has been invited to give the prestigious Rennebohm Lectures at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, in November this year. The lectures have been running since 1955, when they were established by Oscar Rennebohm, a pharmacist who served as State Governor in the 1940s and established a foundation at the University. This […]

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