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Home Monitoring Your Blood Pressure

NHS Scotland is scaling up the use of text messaging to manage blood pressure in line with the Scottish Government priority for 2020/23. People are already using this system successfully to send in blood pressure readings to their General Practice, saving them appointments and time away from work or caring responsibilities, while helping them keep …

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Technology Enabled Care

Scottish Government and COSLA publish Telecare Call Handling Reports

Telecare continues to represent a vital means of providing care and support at home in Scotland. Previous studies conducted by Farrpoint and Deloitte identified considerable variation in the approaches to call handling taken across Scotland, and recommended further analysis. The Scottish Government and COSLA commissioned Farrpoint to conduct this further analysis through a review of …

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Trio of Awards for TEC Scotland…

NSS Integration Team wins at the Scottish Public Service Awards 2019 The NSS Integration team took top spot in the Digital Public Services category for their work, in partnership with NHS24, NHS Lothian and TEC, in developing a national digital solution that delivers blood pressure monitoring data directly into GP practices’ electronic document management system. …

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Technology and Social Connectedness

The potential to use technology to support social connectedness is a subject which has gained a lot of attention recently. In order to look at the current knowledge base and provide some straightforward guidance the TEC Programme’s International Engagement Team funded this research. The T&SCon project, led by Dr Louise McCabe and a team from the University of Stirling, …

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