Roll-out of telehealth and telecare to benefit three million lives

Paul Burstow the Minister for Care Services has reaffirmed his commitment to 3millionlives at a parliamentary reception event on 19 January 2012 which celebrated the work of the whole system demonstrator programme.

Paul Burstow confirmed the approach to delivery of telehealth and telecare, and launched a concordat between the Department of Health and the telehealth and telecare industry.

The aim of 3millionlives is to enhance the lives of three million people over the next 5 years by accelerating the roll-out of telehealth and telecare in the NHS and social care.