Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare


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Technology enabled care is already transforming the way we deliver health, care and support services in Scotland, providing us with exciting opportunities to care in new ways and help manage rising costs and demand.

Benefits to date include:

  • safe, effective and personalised care;
  • easier access to services;
  • more efficient use of workforce capacity and skills;
  • reduced need to travel for professionals, patients, service users and carers
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Scotland is currently recognised as a world leader in technology enabled care, with the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare (SCTT) at the forefront of supporting service redesign, delivering digital solutions and better outcomes for our citizens.

SCTT will support the wider NHS Scotland and Social Care services through the promotion and facilitation of scalable technology enabled services and will develop a robust pipeline of emerging digital opportunities. Focus for the next 5 years will be on the expansion and embedding of the following programmes:

  • home and mobile health monitoring;
  • telecare;
  • video conferencing enabled services;
  • digital apps and services

Latest News

latest news
Innovate UK – Digital health technology catalyst 2017 round 1 Competition opens: Monday 31 July 2017
Competition closes: Wednesday 11 October 2017 12:00pm [more]
Launch of the iHub Improvement Fund The application acceptance period is between 1st - 22nd September 2017. [more]