HSE PRESSES AHEAD WITH ‘ATTEND ANYWHERE’ SERVICE

3 July 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Patsy McArdle

A media release from the HSE this week has indicated that counties Monaghan and Cavan can be considered as leading the way in the rollout of a new ‘attend anywhere’ service throughout the Republic. This is a safe, simple video conferencing tool, initially used in Scotland and now elsewhere that enables health professionals to continue to see patients, albeit virtually for a video call consultation during the current covid 19 epidemic. This allows people to see their clinician or health care professional in a safe and timely manner. mPower, an EU INTERREG VA Programme funded project within the HSE has been at the forefront of supporting the HSE national roll out of Attend Anywhere. mPower uses digital interventions to enable elderly people in remote areas to live safely and independently in their own homes by introducing….

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