Wales invests to save in telecare

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Given the Wales invests to save in telecare headline in eHealth Insider Primary Care, you might be forgiven for thinking (as they have spun it on the Tunstall blog) that £7.3 million is heading telecare’s way, but reading the list of Invest-to-Save projects (PDF) you will see that just a small part of that will be used on telecare – creating a regional monitoring centre for North Wales, with expected cash releasing savings of £400k per year. Why EHI conflated this with the Welsh Assembly’s December 6th announcement of £350,000 for telemedicine for acute stroke, is unclear.