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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 […]

I don’t know who invented Telehealth but they deserve a medal

Photo of author Jo DennyIn this blog, Jo Denny, Telehealth Triage Nurse for Tameside and Glossop NHS Foundation Trust, talks about the topical issue of delayed discharge from NHS hospitals and how telehealthcare could be used as part of the solution.

We have seen it in the news recently, NHS hospitals are struggling with delayed transfers of care – a report by the Department of Health earlier this […]

Representing Healthcare UK in Hangzhou, China

Tony Walker Twitter picsTony Walker, Sales Operations & Business Development Director at Tunstall writes about the first exhibition in China, representing Healthcare UK. Read the first part of his blog series.

As well as being my birthday, Saturday saw the end of the first part of the China Business Mission and we moved from Hangzhou to Shanghai. As this is my first exhibition on Chinese soil it’s difficult to […]

By |November 20th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Success is simple – Driving change with connected health

Helen RollingsHelen Rollings, Telehealthcare Consultant tells us how using telehealth as a Community Matron led to her working for Tunstall to help others do the same.

As a registered nurse I have worked in many and various roles within the NHS.  I have always enjoyed working with patients and my colleagues delivering the best care and service.

In 2006/7 I was working as a Community Matron in Swindon supporting patients […]

By |July 8th, 2015|News|0 Comments

Is digital the new black?

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Technology-enabled housing with care – why aren’t we further ahead

Ali Rogan, External Affairs Director at Tunstall Healthcare and author of a new paper ‘unleashing the power of digital communications’, discusses current challenges for housing with care providers.

We’re all different, but as we grow older most of us want similar things. To remain independent, and live somewhere safely and with dignity. To have the care and support […]

By |February 16th, 2015|Features|0 Comments

Tunstall Response – making a difference every day

Bev Mundy, Manager at Tunstall Response, talks about her work providing community alarm, telecare and telehealth monitoring services to people across the UK.

I have worked at Tunstall for over 30 years now and have seen Response grow to provide monitoring services for local authorities, housing providers, health organisations and charities.

Our services are a way of providing support 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to anyone who might need it. People who use our services may want to live […]

By |February 2nd, 2015|Features|0 Comments

More than a million days of telehealth monitoring

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Simon Arnold, Chief Customer Officer at Tunstall Group (pictured above, second left), discusses the growth of Telemonitoring NI, a service that supports people with long-term health and care needs in Northern Ireland.

Telemonitoring NI is a service provided by TF3 consortium (Tunstall, Fold and S3 Group) in conjunction with the five Health and Social Care Trusts in Northern Ireland and the Centre for Connected Health & Social Care. Telemonitoring […]

Putting You First in Dumfries and Galloway

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Lorrain Hyland, Telehealthcare Lead for NHS Dumfries and Galloway, tells us how telehealth remote monitoring is contributing to Putting You First, a five year change programme which aims to improve health and support and care services for older people.

Dumfries and Galloway is one of the most rural areas of Scotland, with around a quarter of older people living in remote locations where access to emergency services can be difficult. Current […]

By |November 3rd, 2014|Features|0 Comments

The NHS Five Year Forward View Plan – a residential care perspective

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Simon Arnold, CORC (Commission on Residential Care) Commissioner and MD of Tunstall Healthcare looks at one of the key recommendations in NHS England’s new report.

NHS England, recently published its NHS Five Year Forward View, a 40-page plan which, in the words of chief executive Simon Stevens “will make the case for some of the changes we’re going to need” in funding and reforming the service.

It’s a very interesting read, […]

By |October 30th, 2014|Features|0 Comments

Learning from Telemonitoring NI

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Last week Simon Arnold, Tunstall’s Managing Director and Director of TF3 consortium, which comprises Tunstall, Fold and S3 Group, spoke at NICON eHealth conference (#eHealthNI14) about Telemonitoring NI, a pioneering telehealthcare service that is now an international reference point in its field…

This blog summarises my NICON conference talk and covers the progression of Telemonitoring NI and what we have learnt. I will focus on telehealth, but it […]

By |October 13th, 2014|Features|0 Comments