The article links on the right hand side of the following item give an indication of the kind of newspaper the UK’s Daily Mail is, and yet it has managed to publish one of the most balanced article on telehealth yet seen. The positives (patients and nurses love it) are set against the negatives around the Government’s handling of the Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) results. ‘Virtual doctor’ revolution to cut down on GP visits: Why the NHS wants more of us to use high-tech health monitors in our homes. By Jonathan Gornall in the Daily Mail’s MailOnline.
By sitting on the fence the paper is clearly signalling that the media is still open to be swayed one way or the other. It’s a window of opportunity which may not be open too long for 3millionlives (3ML).