Centre for Telehealth

WSDAN Roadshow (Hull) - Mainstreaming Telehealth and Telecare

30th June 2011, University of Hull (Lindsey Suite, Staff House)

The conference brought together a range of expert speakers to highlight, discuss and advise on how mainstream implementation of telehealth and telecare could be achieved in the UK.

Sessions Included:

  • An update on the Whole System Demonstrator programme evaluation
  • Expert reviews of the latest evidence for both telehealth and telecare
  • Practical sessions on the issues of implementing and mainstreaming services
  • A facilitated roundtable discussion on mainstreaming telehealth and telecare in the UK

Download Original Conference Programme

Speaker presentations can be downloaded below:


Session 1: The Whole System Demonstrator Programme

Stephen Johnson

Head of Long Term Conditions, Department of Health

Whole System Demonstrator Programme

Adam Steventon

WSD Evaluation Senior Research Analyst, the Nuffield Trust

Assessing the impact of telehealth and telecare on service use

(slides not available)

Graham Worsley

ALIP Lead, Technology Strategy Board

(slides not available)


Session 2: Evidence Update

Stream A: Long Term Conditions - Evidence and Practice

Alyn Morice

Chair of Respiratory Medicine, University of Hull

COPD - Disease not Disorder?

John Cleland

Chair of Cardiology, University of Hull

Telemonitoring for Heart Failure, Evidence and Practice

Gail Mountain

Chair of Health Services Research, University of Sheffield

What do people really want? Meeting the needs of people with dementia and their carers through technology

Stream B: Experience of Other Countries in the UK

Jim O'Donoghue

Vice President Strategic Business Development, S3 Group

Mainstream Telehealth in Northern Ireland


Moira MacKenzie

National Telecare Programme Manager, JIT

Perspectives from around the UK - An Update from Scotland


Lee Davis

Head of Assistive Technology, Welsh Government

Telecare in Wales


Session 3: Implementation - Toward the Mainstream

Paul Rice

Regional Telehealth Lead, HIEC Yorkshire and the Humber

Building Awareness, Capability and Capacity


David Barrett

Lecturer in Telehealth, University of Hull

Telehealth service design


Kerry Wheeler

Assistant Director of Strategy, NHS North Yorkshire and York

Long-term Conditions and Telehealth in North Yorkshire & York


Andrew Innes

General Practitioner, Church View Surgery, Cottingham

Clinical Engagement and Telemedicine

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