Publication of Regional Care Homes Variation and Analysis https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-additional-data-about-adult-care-homes-in-scotland
Guidance from the Clinical Professional Advice Group on Care Homes https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-clinical-and-practice-guidance-for-adult-care-homes/
Final Report: Telecare for People with Dementia:
Evaluation of Renfrewshire Project
Vision for Near Me (May 2020)
This document describes the vision for how Near Me video consulting will be used in health and care services in Scotland. It is designed to inform plans within local organisations, and is endorsed by the Cabinet Secretary and Scottish Government.
Guidance on the introduction and use of video consultations during COVID-19: important lessons from qualitative research Wherton J. et al., BMJ Leader
A digital embrace to blunt the curve of the COVID-19 pandemic Schwamm L.H., Erskine E. and Licurse A., npj Digital Medicine 2020;3: 64
COVID-19 Narratives by Dr David Nabarro, Strategic Director of 4SD, Special Envoy to the World Health Organization Director-General on COVID-19 and Co-Director of the Imperial College Institute of Global Health Innovation at the Imperial College London
Covid-19: a remote assessment in primary care BMJ 2020; 368 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m1182 (Published 25 March 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m1182 Includes useful infographic.
COVID-19 Rapid Evidence Review: Exit through the App Store? A rapid evidence review of the technical considerations and societal implications of using technology to transition from the COVID-19 crisis was undertaken with a view to supporting the Government and the NHS.
The first chapter of the 2020 tech trends eBook here: https://www.triad.co.uk/news/2020-tech-trends-ch1/
Virtual Care: new models of caring for our patients and workforce Lancet Digital Health 2020 Comment Online 06.05.2020
Role of Telehealth in the Management of COVID-19: Lessons Learned from Previous SARS, MERS, and Ebola Outbreaks Sareh Keshvardoost, Kambiz Bahaadinbeigy, and Farhad Fatehi Telemedicine and e-Health
People, Power and Technology: The 2020 Digital Attitudes Report Published by Doteveryone
Research, Development and Funding
Chief Scientist Office Statement on COVID-19 impact on research 14.05.2020 and Statement on the Restart Framework 27.05.2020 published by the National Institute for Health Research the purpose of which is to set out a framework to guide the restarting of NIHR research activities which have been paused due to COVID-19.
Outcome of the funding call for Scottish-led rapid research in Covid-19 on 25.03.2020 the Chief Scientist Office launched the Rapid Research in Covid-19 (RARC-19) funding call. The outcome was a programme of 55 Covid-19 projects recommended for funding.
Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 1: Health, demographic change and wellbeing – due to the COVID-19, the submission deadline for proposals for several calls and topics is postponed from 22 April 2020 to 18 June 2020.
The Active & Assisted Living Programme (AAL Programme) has extended the application period until 24/08/2020 at 17:00 CET due to COVID 19. As a new Call for Proposals was launched in February 2020: “Healthy Ageing with the Support of Digital Solutions.”
24-26 April 2020. EU Commission hosting a pan-EU Hackathon to connect civil society, innovators, partners, and investors to develop innovative solutions to #COVID19 challenges!
Kings College London COVID Research Update 23.04.2020 Recording accessible. Speakers: Dr Claire Steves and Professor Tim Spector update on scientific insights they are learning from COVID Symptom Tracker. In the webinar the importance of studying COVID and frailty and new symptoms are discussed as well as the role of the 2.6 million contributors of the COVID Symptom Tracker.
Medical Robotics for Contagious Diseases Challenge 2020 This challenge is aimed at entries that could offer solutions as part of a multi-faceted response to this and future global pandemics. Hosted be the The EPSRC UK Robotics and Autonomous Systems (RAS) Network.
The EU World Health Organisation (WHO), are leading a group to organise a global fundraising campaign to boost the development of diagnostics, therapeutics and vaccines against COVID-19. The pledging campaign will start on 4 May with the goal of raising €7.5 billion in initial funding.
UK Research and Innovation – proposals are invited for short-rem projects addressing and mitigating the health, social cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Researchers holding existing UKRI standard grants should in the first instance consider whether they could repurpose that funding to address the objectives of this call. You can apply to switch your existing funding here
Wellcome – Innovator Awards – These awards support researchers who are transforming great ideas into healthcare innovations that could have a significant impact on human health. Researchers, individuals and teams from not-for profit and commercial organisations can apply.