Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare

Latest News

latest news
Cancer Innovation Challenge Applications now open for the Cancer Innovation Challenge which aims to improve cancer care in Scotland. [more]
Crash Course in Human Centred Design Reminder that registration is open for the Crash Course in Human Centred Design scheduled for the 24th November. [more]
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN- Home & Mobile Health Monitoring Symposium – Tuesday 21st November 2017 Registration is now open for the Home & Mobile Health Monitoring Symposium on Tuesday 21st November 2017. [more]

About the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare

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Scotland has a strong foundation on which to progress technology enabled  care. This is supported by SCTT as a national resource, who perform the following key functions on behalf of Scotland and NHS 24:

  • leading the design and development of new services;
  • providing consultancy and facilitation services for partner organisations;
  • supporting knowledge transfer and shared learning;
  • engaging internationally to secure additional funding and build expertise for the benefit of Scotland.

Over 2016/17, working in partnership with others, SCTT has:

  • enabled 22,945 people to commence in a technology enabled treatment or service;
  • successfully completed 3 large European funded projects – Mastermind, SmartCare and United4Health;
  • assessed new scalable opportunities for digital health and care by providing programme leadership for the eConsult primary care triage tool,  Atrial Fibrillation screening and web-based cardiac rehabilitation tools;
  • supported over 4,000 people to learn and transfer knowledge with others via our learning events;
  • managed an increased demand for our services,  with 244 new business enquiries actioned over the year;
  • informed the national approach for the necessary digitisation of telecare by leading feasibility studies and international market research;
  • transitioned the Living It Up initiative into an ongoing wellbeing component of our national health information service ‘NHS inform’;
  • led the agile development of on-line tools to assess readiness for integrated care and telecare services;
  • published the National Framework for Home and Mobile Health Monitoring services;
  • established a national license to support the expansion of computerised cognitive behavioural  therapies;
  • launched the Attend Anywhere video consulting platform.

Latest News

latest news
Cancer Innovation Challenge Applications now open for the Cancer Innovation Challenge which aims to improve cancer care in Scotland. [more]
Crash Course in Human Centred Design Reminder that registration is open for the Crash Course in Human Centred Design scheduled for the 24th November. [more]
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN- Home & Mobile Health Monitoring Symposium – Tuesday 21st November 2017 Registration is now open for the Home & Mobile Health Monitoring Symposium on Tuesday 21st November 2017. [more]