Source: Department of Health
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Date of publication: December 2011
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: The Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) programme was established in 2008 to evaluate the clinical and cost effectiveness of telehealth, and focused on heart disease, COPD and diabetes. It was the largest randomised controlled trial of telehealth in the world, covering three sites in the UK and 238 GP practices. This news item contains a link to the headline findings of the WSD programme, which were published on 5th December 2011 and show that telehealth can help to plan care for people with long-term conditions.
Length of publication: 1 webpage
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