Telehealth Webinar Recording: Scotland Telehealth

With a population of 5.4 million and a mix of national and regional health boards, there are many parallels between Scotland and New Zealand.

In this webinar Nessa Barry and her colleagues outlined that in recent years Scotland has placed a sharp focus on how digital health and care can provide safe, effective, person-centred medical care.

More than 17,000 video consultations per week in Scotland

A 12-week scale-up plan due to COVID-19 saw the Scottish Near Me video consultation programme go from zero in March, to delivering more than 17,000video consultations per week by the end of June. Hazel Archer discussed this, and how the Near Me video consultation platform successfully dovetails in with the clinical workflow.




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