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 […]
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 […]
One of the health service’s most senior figures has recognised the positive impact of telehealth as part of an ongoing shift to more community-based primary care, as a solution to help GPs manage patients with long-term conditions.
Dr Martin McShane, NHS England’s Director for Improving the Quality of Life for People with Long-Term Conditions, spoke to the Guardian about the challenges posed by patients with chronic conditions, warning that they are threatening to ‘overwhelm’ the NHS.
According to research carried out […]