Journal article

Rapid Design and Delivery of an Experience-Based Co-designed Mobile App to Support the Mental Health Needs of Health Care Workers Affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic: Impact Evaluation Protocol (Preprint)

Matthew Lewis, Victoria J Palmer, Aneta Kotevski, Konstancja Densley, Meaghan L O'Donnell, Caroline Johnson, Franz Wohlgezogen, Kathleen Gray, Kate Robins-Browne, Luke Burchill

JMIR Research Protocols | JMIR Publications | Published : 2021

Abstract

BACKGROUND The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of health care workers’ mental health and well-being for the successful function of the health care system. Few targeted digital tools exist to support the mental health of hospital-based health care workers, and none of them appear to have been led and co-designed by health care workers. OBJECTIVE RMHive is being led and developed by health care workers using experience-based co-design (EBCD) processes as a mobile app to support the mental health challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to health care workers. ..

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