Category list : Telehealth
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A major telehealth programme has been launched in Cheshire with the aim of helping improve self-management by patients with long-term conditions.
The NHS is failing to shift resources to community settings in Scotland fast enough to deal with the increasing number of older people living in rural areas, according to a report by the Royal College of Nursing.
A specialist centre has opened in north east Kent where nurses are using telemedicine to help support patients with the most complex and serious wounds in a community setting.
Nurse-led service for MS patients to be expandedSubscription
A nurse-led telehealth service for multiple sclerosis patients is among a group of pioneering projects chosen to receive tailored support in order to help them expand across the country.
Caring from a distance: the role of telehealthSubscription
Research highlights how community nurses can overcome some of the barriers that deter them from using telehealth to remotely monitor patients at home.
Patients who receive telephone consultations from their GP or practice nurse are more likely to need care in the month after their phone call than those who see a clinician face-to-face, a UK study suggests.
From today, patients seeking advice from nurses and other staff at Scotland’s out-of-hours telephone service will dial 111 – the same as in England.
Continence advice by telehealth for young peopleSubscription
Continence problems can limit the lives of young people with spina bifida. A nurse-led telehealth clinic used Skype for remote discussions to develop their independence
Could machines replace nurses?Subscription
Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla suggested that machines could replace 80% of doctors.
Using telemedicine for acute stroke assessmentSubscription
Early, accurate assessment of stroke is essential if patients are to receive timely, effective treatment. Telemedicine can provide rapid access to expert assessment