Former MLA and TV presenter behind new care home app

A former MLA and TV presenter is part of the team behind an innovative new app which hopes to save care home providers hundreds of thousands of pounds per year. Fearghal McKinney, once health spokesperson for the SDLP and former UTV presenter, has teamed up with experienced care home providers Liam Lavery and Peter Graham to develop PickaShift which connects care workers and their employers in residential and nursing homes. The app informs staff quickly about shifts that have become available at short notice and encourages them to pick up those shifts at an increasingly favourable rate until the shift is claimed.

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