Multiple Sclerosis Telemedicine HDUHB
This project provided a video link between MS patients (in Bronglais) and clinicians (in Morriston Hospital). Specifically the link allowed for combined sessions for a patient to see both Physiotherapy and Specialist MS clinicians. The project commenced in 2012 but is now concluded. The technology used was Polycom.
- Hywel Dda University Health Board
- Swansea Bay University Health Board
- Lessons learnt
Access to dedicated VC equipment in suitable clinical environment at Bronglais. The VC equipment was loaned for the clinic. VC equipment had reached EOL and there were no plans for replacement. Cost of health care support worker to assist the patient. Funding source. Consistent healthcare support worker familiar with Polyconn
Reduce patient travel time
Reduce patient travel costs