We all know the feeling. The one where you’ve got a great idea but you just don’t quite seem to be able to make happen. It could be that you’re not sure where to start, you don’t know who can help you, or that you’re struggling to persuade others that it’s worth giving it a go.
Self-management support is becoming more and more accepted as part of the way health care should bedelivered.
Nichola Arathoon, lead commissioner for telehealth in Dorset, explores some of the challenges experienced locally in embedding telehealth in practice and the successes achieved so far. She highlights areas for development in the future, and further challenges for both key health workers and their patients, and for commissioners.