The Patient and Client Council have asked a number of people about their experience of the Northern Ireland Telemonitoring Service. A total of nine people were interviewed and all were ‘overwhelmingly positive’ about the service. A report has now been produced summarising the responses.
The BMA however remains unconvinced and BMA Northern Ireland GP’s Committee Chair, Tom Black said that although the BMA were supportive of the pilots to see if they could help patient care, ‘any additional workload into primary care as a result would need to be properly planned, managed and resourced.’
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