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 […]

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 […]

Parkinson’s Awareness Day – how can Connected Healthcare work for Parkinson’s?

Man using a tablet and mobile phoneDavid McKinney, Managing Director of Tunstall Healthcare UK, talks about how technology can help people with long-term conditions such as Parkinson’s Disease.

Today is World Parkinson’s Day, a time dedicated to raise awareness of the condition, and ensure that we know what support is out there for anyone with Parkinson’s Disease. The condition affects around 127,000 people in the UK – that’s 1 in […]

Providing support at home and away

CareClip and charger imageJames Doyle, General Manager, Tunstall Emergency Response Ltd, introduces a new mobile GPS-enabled device – the CareClip.

Tunstall have recently launched a new wearable, mobile device that provides support both at home and away – with features such as a help button, location monitoring through GPS, boundary alerts and a two-way speech module to ensure that wherever the user may be, they can communicate with their formal […]

Self-management of diabetes using telemonitoring

Image of the blog author, Claire McQuillanClaire McQuillan, Tunstall Delivery Manager at Remote Telemonitoring Northern Ireland (RTNI) talks about a recent study considering the use of telemonitoring to self-manage diabetes.

The TF3 consortium (comprising Tunstall Healthcare, Fold Telecare and S3 Group) was awarded a 6-year contract in March 2011, to provide a telemonitoring service to the Northern Ireland health and social care system. The contract, which represents an investment of […]

The journey to becoming digital

UK Managing Director, David McKinneyDavid McKinney, UK Managing Director at Tunstall Healthcare, talks about becoming digital after a recent workshop at the Housing LIN annual conference.

Last week saw the annual Housing LIN conference, ‘a festival of ideas’, where we discussed new approaches in housing to improve care, build strong communities and deliver sustainable solutions. In the afternoon, I ran a workshop during the Knowledge and Innovation session alongside Pegasus Housing, […]

A diamond year for Connected Healthcare

IMG_2996David McKinney, Managing Director for Tunstall Healthcare UK introduces himself and looks forward to the Digital Journey as Tunstall celebrates 60 years of innovative solutions.

Over the last 60 years Tunstall has pioneered the use of technology to enable independent living, supporting more than 5 million people and their families across the world. Today, we celebrate our diamond anniversary, and look forward to the start of a new era where […]

City TECS – The Technology Enabled Care Studio at City University London

Vikram Bhakar_smallerVikram Bhakar, Telehealthcare Development Consultant from Tunstall Healthcare, talks about the City TECS lab at City University London and how it helps raise awareness of the available Connected Healthcare Services.

We are proud to have teamed up with City University London to support a purpose-built learning hub, designed to simulate a home environment. The new Technology Enabled Care Studio (TECS) was formally opened on 23rd March 2016. City […]