Multiple Sclerosis Telemedicine HDUHB

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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.
 

Topics
Video Consulting
Health Board
  • Hywel Dda University Health Board
  • Swansea Bay University Health Board
  • Lessons learnt
  • Outcomes

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