Innovative digital technology; A truly viable option for our older patients?

Esther Clift is a Consultant Practitioner Trainee in Frailty with Health Education Wessex @EstherClift

Telemedicine_ConsultWe are facing unprecedented times in the NHS. Those of us working from within, we know only too well that the demands and pressures mean we need to do things differently, in a cost efficient way, while safeguarding quality and standards of patient care. Digital technology has been heralded as the panacea for our situation, with telecare, telemedicine and telehealth offering viable alternatives to our reduced staffing, and pressured workloads. Digital is non judgmental and non discriminatory. Continue reading