News Summary – 23 October 2012 Reply

Council cuts chief: outsourcing ‘no longer cuts the mustard’ – Cornwall via @guardian

‘Birmingham city council warns of effect of 17% spending cuts’ via @guardian

RT @ypocare: Join us for our Telecare & Telehealth Stakeholder Day to help develop a contract to meet your needs #procurement

@clarkmike @findmegoodcare @scie_socialcare thanks for helping to spread the word Mike

RT @trevor_single: Attending NHS Clinical Leaders Network Congress 2012. Speaking in workshop on 3 Million Lives and benefits of Telehealth.

‘Is mobile health about to enter a patent thicket?’ – mobihealthnews examines a growing #mhealth#telehealth issue

BBC News: ‘NHS hearing services are being scaled back in England, an investigation by campaigners suggests’

RT @TeleServAssoc: Member Survey report of#telecare and #telehealth Monitoring Centres is now available. Free for contributors

RT @shirleyayres: Wow 999 YouTube views of our Disruptive #Socialcare podcasts! Thanks for all the support which is really appreciated.

RT @kingsfund_lib: Policy alert: First steps to improving chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care

RT @Jeremy_Hunt: How much GP time could be freed up if more people ordered prescriptions online? Have asked my dept to find out.

RT @connected_care: The Connected Care Daily is out! ▸ Top stories today via @clarkmike@westr @ISISorg

Huff Post article about new #socialcare info & comparison site @findmegoodcare by@Crouchendtiger7 at

New study: #Telemedicine Follow-up in Primary Health Care for Diabetes-related Foot Ulcers (DiaFOTo) #telehealth

Austerity ‘risks failure of legislation to transform#socialcare‘ – responses to draft bill – via@CommunityCare

#Telehealth in Developmental-Behavioral

New product/service: CareWhere GPS Monitors – Safety Belt And Portable Monitor #telehealth #innovateforage

RT @telecareaware#telecare #telehealth Roche / Cornwall telehealth monitoring of UTIs (UK)

The Connected Care Daily is out! ▸ Top stories today via @clarkmike @westr @ISISorg

RT @GdnSocialCare: Visit the network tomorrow or buy tomorrow’s paper for a special supplement on social care #NCASC

RT @liveyers: E-Health Insider :: Digital health tech lab launched…

RT @BMANews: Will IT support for GPs have to be outsourced if clinical commissioning groups lack the know how?

RT @TheBMA: Will IT support for GPs have to be outsourced if clinical commissioning groups lack the know how?

RT @MilesAyling#mHealth technology improves monitoring and cuts costs in #healthcare

RT @DocoboUK: How #telehealth is used is critical; role of #CCIO is crucial – the Information Symphony Needs a conductor @DocoboUk at #clincongress

2013 contract may reward GPs for pt access to online services, support for people with LTCs to monitor health via EHI

RT @EHICCIOCampaign: Telehealth doesn’t ‘do’ the care, it supports the delivery of it #CCIO #clncongress#3millionlives @docobouk

RT @EHICCIOCampaign: Professor Jeremy Wyatt listing potential harms to patients of telehealth -lively debate to follow! #CCIO

RT @EHICCIOCampaign: Need to see for whom over what timescale telehealth can bring more benefits than harms #CCIO #clncongress #3millionlives

RT @EHICCIOCampaign: Adrian Flowerday of@docobouk -telehealth works, fact. The tech works it needs consistent clinical engagement #CCIO#clncongress

RT @Berci: Redefining telemedicine as a routine clinical practice #hcsm

3D printer could help with rapid prep of orthotic devices such as insoles/splints to help people walk – BBC News –

‘Study in Essex into personal budgets finds encouraging results’ via @guardian

MT from @EHICCIOCampaign at #clncongress – ‘#Telehealth can deliver 45% reduction in mortality rates’ – @trevor_single #CCIO @3MillLives

Health Ministers answering HoC questions (23 Oct) – ‘need to do more for people with long term conditions that promotes independence’

RT @TelehealthHull: J of Clinical Nursing article discussing factors influencing the uptake of #telecare by older people.… (Abstract only)

RT @jkfillingham#clncongress early intervention is key to teleheath telecare.

RT @jkfillingham#clncongress 3millionlives workshop led by EHI CCIO – can teleheath telecare deliver improved productivity?

RT @GPonlinenews: Councils are much better equipped than NHS to tackle health inequalities, England’s new head of public health says.

‘Old people’s final wishes remain unfulfilled by poor planning’ – Can extra care housing help? via @guardian

RT @DocoboUK: Adrian Flowerday @DocoboUK joins@EHICCIOCampaign panel at #clincongress on if clinical engagement with tech can improve productivity…

‘Most social care services performing well, according to benchmark review’ via

‘How online networks can transform communities’ Annika Small from @nominettrust @guardian

‘Wearable camera encourages owners to record entire lives’ – life-logging/quantified self discussion via@Telegraph

RT @TheNatCareline: Funding Social Care – ‘A Moral Crossroads’, the quality of social care is the litmus test for a humane society.

GP contract & QoF 2013 – ‘new LTC plans & prevention of unnecessary emergency admissions to hospital’ via@pulsetoday

Self Care Week (England) – ‘Self Care for Life – growing older healthily’ – 12-18 November via

RT @CommunityCare: “We’re encouraged to cut care packages and replace them with telecare”: why social workers marched against austerity –

SCIE’s launches –@communitycare has some comments – does not seem to find #telecare

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