NHS 24 is Scotland’s national digital health and care provider, offering a range of services that are delivered across the telephone, online, webchat, SMS, email and social media. These services are designed to complement and support the hands-on delivery of NHS Scotland’s health and care services.
The Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare (SCTT)
Part of NHS 24, SCTT facilitates innovative projects that are designed to help people manage their own health and well-being more effectively. This includes home and mobile monitoring, video-enabled services, digital services and apps.
Living it Up
Working in partnership with industry, academia and local health and care practitioners, the SCTT designed and developed Living it Up, Scotland’s first interactive self-management web services for people with long-term conditions. The service hosts a range of digital tools, including a falls self-assessment tool.
The United4 Health programme, which involves 14 European regions including Scotland, is one of the largest home and mobile health monitoring projects in Europe.
Through the use of everyday technologies such as mobile phones, tablets and computers, U4H supports people living with diabetes, pulmonary disease and health failure as an alternative to hospital care.