Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare

Latest News

latest news
New Resource. Chronic Disease Intelligence to Optimise Service Planning in Scotland Excellent new resource for service planners, commissioners, and all those interested in the challenges our services will be facing in the coming years. [more]
Digital Health and Care Strategy – Views Wanted Opportunity to get involved by contributing completing the survey and giving your view on the emerging Digital Health and Care Strategy. [more]
Launch of the Telecare Self Check Online Tool The Telecare Self Check Online Tool has gone live at http://www.telecareselfcheck.scot [more]

Programmes

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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
New Resource. Chronic Disease Intelligence to Optimise Service Planning in Scotland Excellent new resource for service planners, commissioners, and all those interested in the challenges our services will be facing in the coming years. [more]
Digital Health and Care Strategy – Views Wanted Opportunity to get involved by contributing completing the survey and giving your view on the emerging Digital Health and Care Strategy. [more]
Launch of the Telecare Self Check Online Tool The Telecare Self Check Online Tool has gone live at http://www.telecareselfcheck.scot [more]