Women in IT Awards - Jen Hyatt, Innovator of the Year
Included in the Journal of mHealth's Digital Health Global list of the top 100 most innovative companies in the field, 2015.
Digital Entrepreneur Awards - winner, technical innovation within the public sector
Everywoman awards - Jen, Hyatt, winner, Iris Award
Red Magazine Woman of the Year - Jen Hyatt, winner, digital category
eHi Awards - Winner, Healthcare IT Product Innovation
HSJ Awards - Finalist, Innovation in mental health
Go Scotland Awards - Finalist, Best service award for UK suppliers working with the Scottish public sector
Worshipful Company of Information Technologists Enterprise Awards - Jen Hyatt, Social Entrepreneur of the Year
Jen Hyatt, BWW CEO and founder, a Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2015
Finalist - Best Service, Health and Social Care Organisations
Highly commended - best service
Jen Hyatt, BWW CEO, Finalist - Social Enterprise Entrepreneur of the Year
Jen Hyatt, top 50 innovators in healthcare for the second year running
Included in the Journal of mHealth's Digital Health Global list of the top 100 most innovative companies in the field, 2014.
Finalist - Mental Health
Technical Innovation within the Public Sector
Best eHealth solution created by an EU SME 2014
Jen Hyatt, BWW CEO, top 50 innovators in healthcare
Top 100 Most Inspiring Social Tech Ventures
Finalist - Innovation in Mental Health
NHS Digital First High Impact Innovation
Mind Media Awards: The Mark Hanson Digital Media Award - Finalist
Armed Forces Community Directory
NHS Online Mental Health Services Library
Mental Health Crisis Concordat Directory
Youth Wellbeing Directory
BWW is mentioned in this Guardian article on how technology is presenting huge opportunities and challenges for our health and care system. From video conferencing your GP to tracking viral outbreaks of disease, a panel of experts shared insights into the changing face of healthcare.
Bury Times announcement of Big White Wall for NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group.
BWW was mentioned in a Financial Times article on health apps and the debate around whether they are useful to the healthcare sector beyond encouraging a healthy lifestyle and monitoring wellness.
Article about BWW in Brent, with a quote from a Wembley resident: “I have been struggling with depression and anxiety for years now. I tried counselling in the past, but I had to give up because I didn’t have the time…I am very excited about this opportunity and I will definitely try the live counselling! It’s so much easier, I can just stay at home and do it!”
Huffington Post article on the increased demand for counselling at university mentions BWW as a “hugely popular” option at the University of Sheffield which extends access to mental health support.
BWW's UK President, Ileana Welte, quoted in an article about online mental health support: “Offering digital in the mix of service options helps reach more people in need of support and can extend and augment existing services. Digital services extend access, reduce waiting times and provide choice.”
On the Huffington Post, BWW founder Jen Hyatt blogs on how co-creating technology with young people can improve teenagers’ wellbeing. This blog was also reproduced by the World Economic Forum.
BWW mentioned in a RSA blog article on the links between mental health and long-term conditions for #TimeToTalk day and #WorldCancerDay
In a blog article for the World Economic Forum, at which she spoke on 21 January, Jen Hyatt discusses how innovation and technology can revolutionise public services. She wrote: “Instead of asking how we provide more for less, we need to ask how we do things differently and better. We need to embrace not just how technology has transformed how we conduct our daily lives in banking, shopping and entertainment, but how it can have a similar impact in health, education, social care and the law.” This blog was one of the top 6 most read on the first day of Davos 2016.
Jen Hyatt was named amongst the top 5 women to watch at the World Economic Forum at Davos, 2016.
Jen Hyatt blogs for the Huffington Post on how technology can change the mental health journey.
Article on wellbeing support available in Blackburn with Darwen in the lead up to Blue Monday, including BWW.
Anonymous post on one blogger's experience of using BWW, as part of the blog designed to break the stigma associated with mental health by allowing people to share their experiences.
Big White Wall featured in an article in the British Journal of Psychiatry - Advances on e-learning in mental health.
As one of the Schwab Foundation Social Entrepreneurs of the Year, Jen Hyatt shares her thoughts on the importance of collaboration and how the doctor-patient relationship is changing due to digital health.
Article on the wellbeing support available in Warwickshire, including BWW.
Jen Hyatt announced as winner of the NatWest Everywoman Iris Award for the most inspirational and successful female entrepreneur who uses technology in an innovative and disruptive way.
Video of Big White Wall's UK President Ileana Welte talking at the Digital Entrepreneur Awards about BWW's success.
RSA interview with Jen Hyatt on what our increased interaction with technology means for our mental
health and how technology can improve access to evidence-based support.
This LA Times article on BWW was originally published in the Washington Post.
Article on BWW in the Washington Post, highlighting its round-the-clock support and its clients in the US.
Article raising awareness of BWW in Warwickshire.
Jen Hyatt named as a finalist for the Natwest Everywoman Iris Award, celebrating most inspirational and successful female entrepreneur who runs a business that uses technology in an innovative and disruptive way.
Wired article on the NHS mental health apps library which interviews Jen Hyatt on the importance of mental health apps for improving access to support, as well as the need to provide a clinically facilitated and evidence-based service via app.
Daily Mail article on how technology companies are gaining interest in tracking mental health includes BWW as an example of a mental health service mentioned by Thomas Insel of Google.
Fox News article on health apps mentions Big White Wall.
The Telegraph article on how giant technology companies are gaining interest in mental health, following comments by Thomas Insel, formerly of the US National Institute of Mental Health. The article sees the potential of technology to improve access to support, and praises the "enlightened thinking" of trusts commissioning BWW.
In an interview at Chicago Ideas Week, Thomas Insel, formerly of the National Institute of Mental Health and now Google Life Sciences’ latest recruit, talks about the potential to use wearables and other digital technology to improve mental health care and references BWW as a good example of online therapies.
New Statesman article by the author of the report into apps in the NHS health apps library; mentions BWW as an example of how "apps can improve people’s mental health, at a low cost and from the comfort of their own home, but only if done properly."
The Telegraph covers of the story below, mentioning BWW.
As a new paper shows that very few of the solutions on the NHS Health Apps library provide any evidence of their outcomes, Big White Wall is mentioned in the National Elf Service as an example of an evidence-based app which uses NHS-validated measures such as the GAD-7 test for anxiety: "demonstrating that if done properly, apps really can improve people’s mental health, at a low cost and from the comfort of their own home.”
Big White Wall's article for the National Union of Students to mark World Mental Health Day.
Article on the availibility of Big White Wall for Blackburn with Darwen Council residents.
Red Magazine, November issue - Jen Hyatt featured as a winner of Red Woman of the Year in the digital category.
Article about the launch of Big White Wall in Derbyshire.
Blog article by not-for-profit, the Tinder Foundation, in which they outline their proposal for the NHS Test Beds innovation programme which will improve the adoption of technology in primary and social care, in partnership with Big White Wall, webGP and Health Touch.
Article on the numbers of people accessing mental health services in South Derbyshire refers to Big White Wall's online face-to-face therapy service which will be launched in the county in November.
Health Innovators to Gather in Botston - Jen Hyatt mentioned as a keynote speaker at Connected Health, which will take place in Boston, MA in October
Article on the digital revolution in healthcare mentions BWW as an example of an online community improving patient engagement and making access to support more convenient.
Big White Wall was mentioned on Inside the Ethics Committee on Radio 4, which looked at suicidality and the capacity of the patient. In a discussion about online forums and how these can endanger vulnerable people, Dr Alys Cole-King advised that there were safe, moderated spaces for people struggling with poor mental health, giving BWW as an example. Please note, this programme contains discussions of suicide.
Big White Wall named a finalist in the EHI eHealth Awards, healthcare IT product innovation category.
Article on the launch of BWW free to all Derbyshire residents, replicated in the local press across the county
Article launching free online one-to-one therapy for all Brent residents via Big White Wall.
Article launching free one-to-one therapy for all Brent residents via Big White Wall.
Ian Hesketh, a Doctorate researcher at Lancaster University Management School and a Lancashire Constabulary police officer writes with Big White Wall's James de Bathe on how digital mental health support via BWW can benefit those working for the police.
'I'm a serial social entrepreneur': interview with Jen Hyatt in The Guardian (published 10 June, p. 37) which charts Big White Wall's development from a small start-up to its present international success.
Report on the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists' Enterprise Awards praises Jen Hyatt for her "inspirational" work in an area of healthcare that is extremely hard to reach.
A blog article by Jen Hyatt on the need to extend access to mental health care in the US, and how innovations like BWW can replicate its success in the UK across the Atlantic.
Jen Hyatt argues on the Health Affairs blog for the digital sphere and innovations like BWW are key to address the huge unmet need for mental health support in the US.
Vitality Institute's blog on how personalised technologies can improve access to mental health care and reduce stigma, featuring BWW as one of the first NHS-endorsed solutions in the NHS Choices Mental Health Apps library.
6 ways tech is changing how mental illness is treated in the US, including Big White Wall as an example of a pioneering tech company.
Summary of a medical app workshop at the Royal Society of Medicine, including a presentation by BWW's Nicky Runeckles.
Big White Wall featured in an article (Hackney Today, 11 May, p.23) on activities in Hackney for Mental Health Awareness week.
Big White Wall featured in an article in The Independent on how digital technology enables patients to take control of their physical and mental health.
Jen Hyatt interviewed on Brigham Young University radio on new approaches to mental health care. Listen at 70:30
Social enterprise magazine Pioneers Post reported on the launch of the NHS Choices Mental Health Apps Library last month and focused on Big White Wall as one of the first NHS-endorsed services to be included.
Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions report: 'Connected Health: how digital technology is transforming health and social care'.
Big White Wall is mentioned on p. 21 of this report on technology-enabled care, in a section on how digital services can improve mental health by providing opportunities to talk openly or anonymously, while supporting self-management.
Article from Bristol University on how students can access Big White Wall.
Big White Wall featured in an article on the shape of online talking therapies across the globe.
Interview with Jen Hyatt discussing mHealth and the benefits of using digital technology ahead of her appearance at the mHealth Europe Summit in Latvia.
Social Entrepreneur of the Year Jen Hyatt blogs for the Schwab Foundation on changing the mental health journey.
UK President Ileana Welte writes in the Huffington Post on the impact of the NHS Choices Mental Health Apps Library and digital services in the NHS.
Big White Wall named as one of the first five services to feature in the groundbreaking NHS Choices directory of NHS-endorsed digital mental health services, aimed to increase access to psychological therapies and improve patient choice.
Coverage also in: Mobihealth News, PharmaFile, Care Appointments, eHealth Insider, Pharma Times, News-Medical.net and National Health Executive.
Q&A with Jen Hyatt ahead of her appearance at WIRED Health 2015.
Big White Wall was mentioned in a Guardian article about how money raised from Libor fines on UK banks has been directed to fund support services for the military.
After CentreForum published research on mental health policy for its Annual Conference, the occupational psychologists Robertson Cooper featured Big White Wall in an article on the mental health agenda.
Big White Wall featured in a HHN article on how digital services can make the American healthcare system more efficient.
In the Huffington Post, former clinical director of Big White Wall, Dr Richard Graham, criticises the trend to monitor our bodies and minds through wearable devicess and apps with no thought of what to do with the data. He mentions Big White Wall as an example of a "focussed, sensitive and intelligent [service], more than worthy of use."
Katie Barron from Big White Wall blogs on how digital services can support the mental health of students by augmenting the vital work of university counselling services.
A report by The Commonwealth Fund on implementing digital healthcare in the US suggests that Big White Wall could be useful in rural communities to improve access to mental health support.
Big White Wall’s UK MD, Ileana Welte, wrote for the Huffington Post on how digital services can broaden access to mental health support for our armed forces.
A Gulf War veteran warns of an increase of cases in PTSD now the UK has withdrawn from the conflict in Afghanistan. Big White Wall features as an option to support veterans with PTSD and other conditions.
Featured on the BBC, after a survey found that depression and anxiety were twice as prevalent among the military as among the general population, the Ministry of Defence response included a mention for Big White Wall as an option to help the armed forces, veterans and families.
Jen Hyatt announced as one of the speakers at WIRED Health 2015.
A blog by the 17-year old founder of the anonymous secret app Silent Secret covers 2015's most exciting anonymous sharing apps for iOS, and includes Big White Wall.
Report from the 2014 mHealth Summit in Washington DC summarises Jen Hyatt's keynote presentation on Big White Wall and the benefits of supportive online communities for mental health.
'Take Two Apps and Call Me In The Morning' - Article on how the NHS can use digital solutions such as smartphone apps to address mental health features a case study of Big White Wall.
Feature on developments in mobile health quotes Jen Hyatt at the 2014 mHealth summit in Washington DC.
On the Huffington Post, mental health campaigner Kat Pugh talks about how she plans to manage her eating disorder at Christmas, referencing Big White Wall as a place to talk and to express yourself in images.
The Times, 13 November, p.1 - 'Patients told to go online in radical NHS reform.' Big White Wall 'praised' in a NHS report by the National Information Board, which was featured in an article on the front page of The Times. Read the NIB report here.
Exclusive interview with Jen Hyatt about the history of Big White Wall and the impact of technology in healthcare
Mental Health Weekly, 24:41, (27 October 2014), p.6-8, 'Organizations seek innovative ways of engaging people in services'.
On the BBC, tech to take the stress out of stress – Big White Wall featured in an article on how technology can be used to combat stress, anxiety and mental health issues.
Jen Hyatt, Big White Wall Founder and Chief Executive, named one of the Top 50 Innovators in Healthcare for the second year running by the HSJ.
BWW’s CEO Jen Hyatt featured in US consumer-focussed mobile health article.
Big White Wall highly commended as ‘Best Service’ in GO Scotland Public Procurement Awards.
Jen Hyatt, BWW CEO, blogs for Venture Beat.
BWW’s services for UK veterans featured in Government Today.
Big White Wall in Barking and Dagenham featured by Jon Cruddas MP.
Jen Hyatt BWW CEO appears at TEDMED 2014.
Jen Hyatt, BWW CEO, contributes to TEDMED blog.
Big White Wall featured in a Guardian article on Disruptive Women in Health Care.
On HSJ, Ileana Welte, Big White Wall Chief Marketing Officer, talks about the growing public focus on mental health.
Big White Wall to appear at TEDMED 2014.
Chair of Newham CCG and GP Dr Zuhair Zarifa on mental health care in Newham, including Big White Wall.
The Naval Families Federation covers the support BWW offers to the Navy community.
Grazia, 25 August 2014, Goodbye Generation Anxiety? Featuring Big White Wall: ‘the place to share your secrets… a secret yet supportive environment’.
BWW mentioned by Robertson Cooper regarding mental health on the corporate agenda.
Big White Wall mentioned in Big Issue article on PTSD and ex-forces homelessness.
‘It’s not just me’ BWW profiled as a tool to help veterans transitioning out of the armed forces in Pathfinder magazine.
‘Good ideas are emerging faster than ever’ Annika Small, CEO Nominet Trust, on Big White Wall and other digital for good projects.
Big White Wall announced as finalist for DEA Innovation Awards: Technical Innovation Within the Public Sector.
Jen Hyatt writes for HSJ blog on the ways digital technology is transforming the doctor-patient relationship.
Review of BWW by an New Zealand mental health book reviewer.
Dr Peter Ilves discusses Big White Wall and youth mental health on Reprezent Radio London.
Profile of Jen Hyatt, BWW CEO, by Disruptive Women in Healthcare: Women to Watch.
Yahoo News announces Big White Wall launch in the US.
Big White Wall launches in the US.
Feature on Big White Wall’s App launch, p 41 of Pathfinder magazine.
Naval Families Foundation announces launch of BWW app.
Blackpool Gazette announces launch of Big White Wall in Fylde and Wyre.
Article on The Guardian 'Could digital treatments meet mental health service users' needs?' Digital treatments can be more accessible and efficient, so how can the NHS develop them?
BWW launches in Fylde and Wyre.
Launch of BWW app announced in Pathfinder magazine.
Big White Wall explored in article on Mayden’s bid to create an NHS online therapies hub.
Manchester Informatics, MHealth ecosystem: Big White Wall named Best eHealth Solution 2014.
Medical Innovations Summit at the Royal Society of Medicine April 5 2014.
Meet the Best European eHealth SMEs of 2014: Winner, Big White Wall.
Big White Wall wins Best eHealth Solution Developed by an EU SME.
Big White Wall launches in the London borough of Haringey.
Discussion paper, March 2014 Issue 16: ‘#MHN2014 The future of mental health’, Mental Health Network, NHS Confederation.
In The Guardian, 'Mental health services need targeted investment, not even more cuts’, Rebecca Cotton explores Big White Wall, NHS investment in digital innovation.
Hackney Gazette announces Big White Wall launch in Hackney, London.
'Mental Health without Labels', Big White Wall ifeatured in annual report of workplace wellbeing experts, RobertsonCooper.
Harrow Times announces BWW launch in Harrow, London.
BWW launched in Harrow, London.
Klick Wire: 'Social Media For Preventing Chronic Disease'.
West London Mental Health NHS announce BWW pilot scheme.
Get West London announce BWW launch.
Lancashire Telegraph announces BWW launch for East Lancashire.
The Guardian article mentions BWW discussing dating website algorithms, via Gavin Potter of RecSys.
Big White Wall Nominet blog here.
BWW featured in Baroness Martha Lane Fox's Blog here.
Huffington Post: Depression At University: Thousands More Students Seek Counselling For Mental Health Issues here.
Nominet blog here.
Dr peter Ilves featured on Doctor Hour, LBC radio.
Dudley News announces launch of BWW.
Jen Hyatt presents at 'Beyond Fighting Fit', veterans mental health event here
Therapy Today. Article on E-therapy, equality and access mentions BWW.
Jen Hyatt, co-author of the NHS Confederation paper: E-mental Health: What’s all the fuss about?
In The Guradian, Jen Hyatt on E-Mental Health: What’s all the fuss about?
Blog on NHS Voices re: E-Mental Health: What’s all the fuss about?
Big White Wall featured in RAF News.
NHS NIC Showcase Big White Wall.
Consultant GP to BWW, Peter Ilves talks to The Pulse.
Wired article 'Can SMEs help the lumbering NHS to innovate?' features BWW.
Interview with Sharon Makin about BWW on Garrison FM
HSJ: Continued funding for BWW: Government announces extra mental health funding for veterans.
Jen Hyatt, CEO BWW interviewed on ITN News.
Simon Burns MP announces continued funding for BWW in British Forces News.
Ham & High Express: Tavistock clinic’s mental health support project for military veterans wins £400,000.
BBC Radio 5 Live: Interview with Richard Graham, BWW Clinical Consultant and ‘Taz’, Veteran and BWW member.
ITV News: Big White Wall recommended by Dept of Health and MOD for the health of Veterans.
ITV News: Big White Wall member interviewed: ‘Big White Wall saved my life’:Veteran 'Taz', a member of Big White Wall, talks to ITV News 'Big White Wall saved my life'
This is Nottingham piece on mental health and the armed forces mentioning BWW.
BBC Radio 5 Live: Interview with Richard Graham, BWW Clinical Consultant and ‘Taz’ Veteran and BWW member.
Forbes magazine: Social Business and the Future of Psychological Well-Being Programs - on Big White Wall.
BBC Radio 5 Live: Interview with Richard Graham, BWW Clinical Consultant and ‘Taz’.
Article on HSJ, 'How real-time therapies can deliver better mental healthcare'.
BBC Radio 5 Live: Interview with Richard Graham, BWW Clinical Consultant and ‘Taz’.
BFBS Radio: Interview with Jenny Hyatt.
BFBS TV ad promoting Big White Wall.
Big White Wall launches service in Bedfordshire.
Help for Heroes: Unpack Your Troubles with Big White Wall.
NHS Confederation: BWW case study.
AUCC (Association for University & College Counselling) Feature about Big White Wall. Jenny Hyatt describes a new approach to student wellbeing.
Army Families Federation announce BWW for veterans, serving personnel and their families.
BFBS Radio announces Big White Wall support for the Armed Forces community.
Ministry of Defence announcement of BWW availability to armed forces.
British Forces News broadcasts details of the launch of Big White Wall.
The Sun ‘Troops Web Aid’ – report about the launch of Big White Wall for veterans, serving personnel and their families.
Department of Health announces launch of Big White Wall for veterans, serving personnel and their families.
Wales Online: Announcement of BWW for veterans, serving personnel and their families.
COBSEO: Announcement of BWW for veterans, serving personnel and their families.
The Guardian: Let’s welcome the early symptoms of social health - report by Jen Hyatt, Chief Executive, Big White Wall:
Combat Stress magazine: ‘The White Stuff’, Combat Stress joins forces with Big White Wall to help promote its Home Front service.
Manchester Evening News: Big White Wall mentioned as part of the Rochdale wellbeing directory.
The Sun: Jen Hyatt quoted supporting The Sun’s SOS armed forces campaign.
BFBS News: Big White Wall: Online support for the armed forces.
Help for Heroes: Supporting Big White Wall’s Home Front campaign.
Sunday Telegraph: ‘Online forums a haven for people to get it out of their system.’ Interview with Jenny Hyatt, CEO and Founder of Big White Wall.
The Guardian: ‘A safe place to talk online’. BWW winner of 2010 Guardian Public Services Awards. Interview with Jenny Hyatt.
British Journal of Wellbeing: ‘Building an online wall of support’. Feature about Big White Wall.
BBC One News: Feature about Big White Wall.
BBC Radio London: Interview with Jenny Hyatt RCGP News - Feature about Big White Wall.
Kent and Medway FM: Report about Big White Wall.
Radio Jackie (Sutton/Wandsworth): Interview with Jenny Hyatt.
Spirit FM West Sussex: Interview with Jenny Hyatt.
Wimbledon Guardian and the Sutton Guardian: ‘Find a few mental health answers online.’ Big White Wall launched in NHS Sutton and Merton to mark World Mental Health Day.
Crawley Times/Mid Sussex Times/West Sussex County Times. Launch of BWW in relation to World Mental Health Day.
Croydon Advertiser: ‘Share your worries and gain support’. Report about BWW.
Havering Advertiser: Launch of Big White Wall in NHS Havering.
HSJ magazine ‘How to use social networking to help people with mental health problems’, feature about Big White Wall.
Disability Now magazine ‘Another brick in the wall’, interview with Big White Wall founder and CEO, Jenny Hyatt.
Therapy Today ‘Big White Wall gives its community the chance to express itself creatively and alleviate emotional problems’.
The Guardian ‘Big White Wall wins Media Guardian Award for Innovation and Community Engagement’. Big White Wall wins national award.
Psychologies magazine ‘A wall of art created by users, where people are encouraged to share their everyday worries and deeper concerns’
The Guardian ‘Elevator Pitch: Big White Wall gives professional advice a home online’. Jumpinggene.com ‘More places to connect online – Big White Wall’.
The Times: Click: Review of Big White Wall.
BBC Radio 5 Live: Interview (podcast) with Jenny Hyatt CEO Big White Wall.
Woman & Home magazine: ‘I tried therapy rather than drugs to help solve my problems’. Interview with Jenny Hyatt.
The Guardian: Leading Questions: Interview with Jenny Hyatt.
Daily Express: ‘My salvation was writing on the wall’, interview with Jenny Hyatt.
ABC Adelaide Radio (Australia) Drive Show: Interview with Jenny Hyatt.
www.wellbeingnandhealth.net: ‘A website for listening and support’.
The Fit Shack: ‘Fitlinking at the Fit Shack’
www.ivillage.co.uk: ‘Speak up!’ plus picture gallery ‘What do you want to say?’
www.wellbeingnandhealth.net: ‘A website for listening and support’.
ABC National Radio (Australia): Interview with Jenny Hyatt. Manchesterconfidential.co.uk: ‘Gift a brick on Valentine’s Day’
The Times Alpha Mummy Blog: ‘A new place to get it off your chest PsychSplash blog post.
The Times: ‘Indebted to fellow sufferers’, interview with Jenny Hyatt.
The Irish News: ‘Christmas not all fun and games’, Big White Wall mentioned.
A report on implementing digital solutions in the US system mentions Big White Wall and its cost savings to the NHS, and suggests it may be useful in rural American communities.