Using telehealth to support care homes, Mersey Care

Oct 01, 09:00 AM
Peter Almond, Programme Manager, Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust 


While telehealth has only recently been introduced in the Mersey Care area, patient-reported outcomes are promising: there has been a 40 per cent reduction in the need to visit hospital or a GP. Now a new model of provision sees community matrons, care home staff and GPs joining forces to deliver better care.