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NHS 111. Again. Is it THE problem? And how much is it costing?
Two things to me seem obvious. No doctor likes NHS 111. Secondly if you open another gate to the NHS, more people will go through it! It’s worth remembering that NHS 111 replaced NHS Direct which had one medically trained person … Continue reading
Posted in A&E, NHS, Patients, Technology, Telehealth Tagged A&E, accident, Babylon, Clifford Mann, DoctorToday, DrThom, Emergency, GP, NHS 111, NHS England, public, telehealth Leave a comment
‘Fat tax’ and telehealth for the overweight?
WHO figures show that more people die worldwide from being overweight or obese than from being underweight. Over 2.8 million adults die worldwide each year from being overweight or obese. In addition obesity is responsible for many of the worlds fastest … Continue reading
Posted in Obesity, Preventative healthcare, Telehealth Tagged fat tax, Obesity, telehealth, VHA 3 Comments
Without Telehealth the NHS will fail
In our Future Forum response we said: It should be expected that managers and clinicians alike adopt modern technology at scale into new pathways and this should be reflected in the reimbursement system. We know this isn’t covered in the … Continue reading
Posted in Technology Tagged health, National Health Service, NHS, RCGP, technology, telehealth, Telemedicine Leave a comment
Telehealth – the turning point
Guest blog by John Cruickshank I was so encouraged to hear Andrew Lansley speak up for the importance of healthcare informatics in his conference speech at the Health Computing event last week in Birmingham. Indeed the Guardian gave as the … Continue reading
Posted in NHS IT, Self-care, Technology, Uncategorized Tagged Andrew lansley, RCGP, telehealth Leave a comment
Developing alternatives to hospitals
Almost every week we hear a new story of protests concerning the closure of a local hospital. There is a widespread belief amongst the public that closing hospitals equals removal of healthcare, and of course there are deep concerns about … Continue reading
Posted in Hospitals, Technology, Uncategorized Tagged choice, Hospitals, telehealth 1 Comment
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