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Telehealth to benefit 100,000 people with long-term conditions

Telehealth services will start to benefit 100,000 people next year, Jeremy Hunt announced at an Age UK conference on 14 November 2012. Telehealth uses information and telecommunications technologies to help people manage their condition at home. This gives them more … Read more → – Telehealth to benefit 100,000 people with long-term conditions

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Self Care Week: 12-18 November 2012

This national campaign aims to raise awareness of self care among people with long term conditions and the general public. This year’s theme ‘Self care for life – growing older healthily’ focuses on the support people with long term conditions … Read more → – Self Care Week: 12-18 November 2012

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Long Term Conditions Compendium of Information

This third edition of the Long Term Conditions Compendium of Information is aimed at commissioners and health and social care professionals to provide the evidence for improving care and outcomes for people with long term conditions. This document contains the … Read more → – Long Term Conditions Compendium of Information

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Developing the long term conditions outcomes strategy

The Department of Health is leading on the development of a cross-government long-term conditions outcomes strategy. The strategy will consider how to prevent long-term conditions, where possible, or to delay their onset. It will consider how people with long-term conditions … Read more → – Developing the long term conditions outcomes strategy

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Managing COPD as a long term condition

Since July 2010, a lung improvement programme as part of NHS Improvement has worked with a number of clinical teams across England as part of the Department of Health’s respiratory programme. Its aim has been to reduce variation in care … Read more → – Managing COPD as a long term condition

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