August 2012 Telecare LIN Newsletter published (UK)

August’s Telecare LIN Newsletter (PDF) has been published. There are two supplements: Evaluations, Journal Articles & Surveys (January to June 2012) and Useful Links (news items, etc.).

The newsletter contains information on:

  • publication of the second journal article covering the Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) evaluation [TA item here]
  • transition arrangements concerning the forthcoming NHS changes
  • a new DH commissioning toolkit on respiratory diseases
  • NICE are consulting on a dementia quality standard for social care
  • the extension of the Government’s procurement framework for telecare and telehealth until August 2013
  • telehealth map updated to 1 September 2012
  • forthcoming conferences