A brave new world? How bold thinking could help to alleviate delayed transfers of care

David McKinneyDavid McKinney, Tunstall’s Managing Director UK & Ireland, shares his thoughts on innovation in the NHS following the recent King’s Fund Digital Health and Care Congress 2017.

We recently hosted two round table lunches at the King’s Fund Congress, which were designed to bring together senior health and care professionals to discuss some of the well-documented challenges facing the NHS and social care providers, particularly in relation to delayed transfers […]

We’re on the road again

Photograph of Tony Walker, TunstallTony Walker, Commercial Director at Tunstall Healthcare, writes about the upcoming Connected Healthcare roadshows that Tunstall will be running around the UK.

Over the next couple of months, Tunstall are going to be packing up and hitting the road – travelling the UK to spread the word about how digital technologies are transforming the global health and care landscape. We will be visiting 7 locations to […]

Why I use the Tunstall CareClip to keep me reassured

Grandmother gardening whilst reassuredRita, a grandmother who uses the Tunstall CareClip, writes about her choice and experiences of using the GPS-enabled fall detector.

I celebrated my 100th birthday with my family last year! I am in good health and live independently, and being able to do my gardening and local volunteer work helps me to stay that way. I like being able to go to the shops, visit friends and do […]

10 Reasons why it’s great to work at Tunstall!

Marketing Assistant, Kerry Sharpe outlines her top 10 reasons why it’s great to work at Tunstall Healthcare. 

Food Glorious Food1. Food Glorious Food

Tunstall’s canteen has a wide variety of healthy and indulgence foods at low prices which makes this room one of the busiest in the building. Our friendly cooks prepare full English breakfast with the option of fruit, cereal or poached eggs on toast if you are on a health […]

Why we chose the CareClip™ for my Grandmother

Image of an active elderly lady We recently set up my Grandmother with the CareClip service. At 101 years old she is proud to say she still lives at home and despite her great age she remains active and is a well known volunteer in her community.

Her independent nature meant that Grandma didn’t want to feel she was a burden on anyone and she certainly didn’t want us to […]

A busy week for Digital Health, Care & Housing

Older person using a smart watchThis week is a busy one – not only for Tunstall, but for health, housing and social care, with three major events taking place – the Chartered Institute of Housing Conference, ADSS Cymru and the Digital Health Plus Care event.

Tunstall is looking forward to exhibiting and attending all events, talking to senior professionals about the journey towards digital, and the benefits of using a

A holistic view of healthcare in the UK

Holistic view of healthcare

David McKinney, Managing Director of Tunstall UK and Eire talks about why we need to look at health, housing and care as a whole.

The greatest challenges facing the NHS and social care currently are around increasing demand and decreasing budgets, and with an ageing population under the current model, more people are requiring acute care services, needing more beds, doctors and resources – and this week […]

The first steps to becoming digital in Scotland

Scotland digital blogAdam Miller, Head of Devices and Platforms, Innovation and Development, blogs about attending a recent event in Scotland launching a project moving technology enabled care in Scotland from analogue to digital.

Recently I was asked to attend the Analogue to Digital Telecare Launch event in Glasgow, Scotland. The event was organised by Local Government Digital Office in collaboration with the Scottish Government Technology Enabled Care (TEC) Programme, […]

Supporting dementia with Connected Healthcare

Dementia Awareness WeekDavid McKinney, UK & Eire Managing Director at Tunstall Healthcare talks about the importance of dementia friendly week and how Tunstall supports the campaign.

This week marks Dementia Awareness Week – a week where dementia charities and organisations ask everyone to raise awareness of the condition, show understanding and kindness to people who have it, and improve dementia care.

The Alzheimer’s Society say that dementia is set to become […]

Discussing going digital at the ADASS Spring Seminar

DaviIMG_0885d McKinney, Managing Director of Tunstall UK and Ireland, talks about this week’s ADASS Spring Seminar.

This week we are in Yarnfield for the annual ADASS Spring Seminar, talking to our social care leaders about the inevitable change from analogue to digital that will be starting next year and the impact it will have on social care in the UK.

The journey from analogue to digital in Sweden

At the event, we […]