Telehealth award for Norfolk PCT and partners

NHS Norfolk, Norfolk County Council and two private sector partners (TeleMedCare and Barchester Healthcare Group) have won the ‘Best Use of Telehealth and Telecare’ category of the E-Health Insider Awards 2009. Tim Hammond, MD of Barchester Healthcare is quoted as saying “It has truly benefitted our residents, leading to an 80% reduction in hospital admissions.” Norfolk PCT press release (PDF). E-Health Insider for picture.