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]

Video Enabled Health & Care

NHS Scotland has an extensive and well developed video conferencing service (VC service) that supports around 20k hours of video traffic per quarter.  By avoiding travel to meetings, it is estimated that this saves around £5 million per annum in travel costs and staff time.

The SCTT:

  • Funded by the TEC programme, manage a programme of work to develop and deploy video technologies to facilitate the development of VC mediated services across Health and Care.
  • Provides support to TEC partners developing new services
  • Helps develop the ongoing technical strategy for VC technology.
  • Provides programme management support to the National VC Team

The team are currently working in three key areas.

  • Supporting the development of video consulting clinics using the Attend Anywhere platform.  This allow a person to attend a video clinic from their own home, using their own device.
  • Using modern, low cost devices, extending the VC service into care homes.
  • By integrating video communication across the health and care sectors, enabling improved communication.

A review of Year 2 of the Programme can be found here.

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]