Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare

Latest News

latest news
Tips to Support Effective Engagement Scottish Health Council have produced a series of handy Tips to Support Effective Engagement when planning changes to health and care services. [more]
Modernising social alarms and telecare Dr Malcolm Fisk has published an article on the importance of promoting cyber
awareness among service and
technology providers, while examining the wider scope of telecare. [more]
#NotWithoutMe Programme Carnegie UK Trust are delighted to announce the launch of next phase of the #NotWithoutMe Programme, including an exciting funding and development opportunity, which opens on 8th March. [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
Tips to Support Effective Engagement Scottish Health Council have produced a series of handy Tips to Support Effective Engagement when planning changes to health and care services. [more]
Modernising social alarms and telecare Dr Malcolm Fisk has published an article on the importance of promoting cyber
awareness among service and
technology providers, while examining the wider scope of telecare. [more]
#NotWithoutMe Programme Carnegie UK Trust are delighted to announce the launch of next phase of the #NotWithoutMe Programme, including an exciting funding and development opportunity, which opens on 8th March. [more]