A £1.5m, robot-powered tele-pharmacy is being opened in Liverpool to improve access to medication for people living with long-term health conditions.
After a six-month trial, staff at St Helens and Knowsley have become more convinced than ever before of the potential of telemedicine. Owen Hughes visited the trust to find out more.
The service uses Spirit Digital’s CliniTouch Vie remote monitoring platform and is designed to keep heart failure patients out of hospital.
A project run by NHS Calderdale CCG has suggested that telehealth in care homes could cut hospital admissions by as much as third
City Health Care Partnership has launched a telehealth service in Hull to help people living with heart failure and COPD manage their condition at home.
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January’s industry news in brief features a new mobile radiology unit going down a storm at Nuffield Health Newcastle-upon-Tyne Hospital and the launch of a national search for technologies and innovations that could help those suffering from dementia.
NHS Liverpool CCG has awarded a three-year contract to Docobo to scale up its telehealth services, with a view to support more patients with long term conditions.
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Paramedics will be able to access diagnostic tools usually confined to hospitals to improve the prospects of patients on long ambulance journeys.
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust will pilot video consultation clinics in the hopes of establishing a business case for telehealth.
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The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust is piloting a new telehealth system allowing cancer patients to have appointments with nurses from the comfort of their own homes.