Tunstall is Just Checking
Tunstall has added a web-based activity monitoring system from Just Checking to its portfolio of telehealthcare solutions.
Government invests £9m in telecare
The Department of Health, Technology Strategy Board and Economic and Social Research will provide universities and businesses across Britain with more than £9m to develop cost effective technology services for independent living.
North Yorks spends £3.2m on telehealth
NHS North Yorkshire and York has announced that it will implement 2,000 telehealth systems from Tunstall following a successful pilot across the county.
Integrated care platform from Tunstall
Telehealth and telecare equipment provider Tunstall has announced the launch of its next generation suite of telehealth solutions. Tunstall said its Integrated Care Platform will deliver assistive technology solutions to support the delivery of telehealth care between care teams and enable patients to be managed through a single user interface. The platform will also provide […]
Tunstall calls for government action
Tunstall has called on the government to follow through on its policy to make telehealth “integral rather than marginal” after announcing that it will be making up to 70 people redundant due to falling sales. James Buckley, Tunstall’s chief executive, said: “We’ve had some good government policies over the past few years, including strategies to […]
Scotland invests in telehealthcare
Scotland has launched its biggest telehealthcare project alongside 16 other e-health initiatives that will be backed by £1.6m of investment. NHS Lothian and the Scottish Government are to jointly fund a £700,000 large scale telehealth trial that will cover 400 patients with long term conditions, using Intel’s Health Guide. In addition, the government and Atos […]
Reducing admissions with telehealth
Helen Rollings, community matron at Swindon PCT, explains the trust’s decision to mainstream its telehealth service.
E-Health Insider’s industry round up 13.11.2008
The E-Health Insider industry round up returns to cover system deployments, agreements, new products, appointments and other changes at leading healthcare IT suppliers. Three London trusts automate medical supply systems Omnicell and its UK distributor Aventec have announced that two London foundation trusts have jointly selected OmniSupplier cabinet systems to improve their management of medical […]
New government funding for telecare
The government’s Technology Strategy Board has announced £11m funding for telehealth and telecare projects, to take the technology to the next level. The nine projects to be funded include two-way video conferencing for users and health professionals, using telehealth to promote well-being and integrating personalised digital TV into telehealth. Each project is being run by […]
English Churches Housing Group invests in telecare
English Churches Housing Group has announced a major upgrade to its IT infrastructure to make it compatible with digital communication systems. ECHG, which is one of the largest providers of sheltered and supported housing services in the UK, has partnered with Tunstall to upgrade communication and monitoring systems to support the independence of its 6,000 […]