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This year, why not enjoy a day out at a National Gardens Scheme garden - you'll be helping fund the QNI too!
Providing vital funding for projects that help improve patient care.
Visit our nursing heritage website, a celebration of District Nursing around the world since 1859.
The delivery of healthcare at a distance using electronic means of communication – usually from service user to clinician eg a service user measuring their vital signs at home and this data being transmitted via a telehealth monitor to a clinician
The continuous, automatic and remote monitoring of real-time emergencies and lifestyle changes over time in order to manage the risks associated with independent living
The delivery of healthcare at a distance using electronic means of communication – usually from one clinician to another eg a non-specialist GP undertaking an ECG on a patient suspected of heart disease and the transfer of that data electronically to another specialist clinician for discussion/comment.
Health services, information and education delivered or enhanced through the internet and related technologies. eHealth encompasses telecare, telehealth and telemedicine
The above definitions are those used by The Department of Health.