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Start of world-first, large-scale NHS trial testing VR Therapy for serious mental health conditions is a milestone endorsement for Oxford VR’s business model and scale-up capacity

A milestone endorsement for Oxford VR’s business model and scale-up capacity. Oxford VR (OVR) a global pioneer in evidence-based VR therapy, and an integral collaborator in gameChange, a £4 million project funded by the UK National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) is commencing the first large-scale multi-site trial to test VR therapy treatment for psychosis…

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Oxford VR shortlisted for VR Healthcare of the Year

We are thrilled to announce we have been shortlisted for VR Healthcare of the Year in the VR Awards 2019. VR Healthcare of the Year recognises projects that are changing the landscape of healthcare industries for good. Oxford VR have been acknowledged for the Fear of Heights innovation with NHS patients. In what is a…

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21st May BBC Breakfast interviews Oxford VR CEO Barnaby Perks

BBC Science Correspondent Richard Westcott went to Cambridge to meet Julie, a patient with an extreme fear of heights (acrophobia).  The film shows her before and after receiving successful treatment using OVR’s automated immersive therapy. The piece concludes with a visit to OVR’s development facility in London and an interview with Barnaby.

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Oxford VR initialise ground-breaking automated immersive therapy for the first time in the UK to help NHS patients overcome their phobia

In what is a first for mental healthcare in the UK, NHS patients suffering from the potentially-incapacitating symptoms of clinical acrophobia, estimated to affect 3-5% of the population, will now have access to the latest leading-edge and clinically-validated automated immersive therapy treatment programme developed by Oxford VR to overcome their phobia. This major service innovation…

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Oxford VR Announce Partnership with AXA HK and CUHK

Oxford VR (OVR), AXA Hong Kong and The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) have announced an agreement today on a first-of-a-kind partnership to pilot a groundbreaking automated immersive therapy using virtual reality (VR) for mental health in Asia including the Greater Bay Area. 

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