A new digital solution which connects care homes to NHS services has been introduced across Newcastle, Gateshead, South Tyneside and South Tees.
Through Health Call’s new booking system, available via an app, frontline staff can book their own appointment online and recieve reminders.
Health Call was established in response to growing demand from patients to be able to interact with their personal care records via digital means.
Six NHS trusts in the North and North East had signed a three-year licensing contract with digital health and remote monitoring firm, Inhealthcare.
Six NHS trusts have joined forces for Health Call, an initiative that will deliver digital healthcare to three million people in North East England.