Telehealth award for Norfolk PCT and partners

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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.