Case study: INR Self Testing by healthcall on 18th June 2021

Background Inhealthcare and Health Call (a collaboration of seven NHS Foundation Trusts across the North East and North Cumbria) has collaborated with one of the largest integrated acute and community service providers in England to deliver a home monitoring service for the 2,500 warfarin patients in the region. The new automated service at County Durham […]

Case Study: Digital Care Homes in County Durham by healthcall on 17th June 2021

Background Durham County Council and County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust have, over the last 27 months, been working together to support local care homes with technology adoption – particularly technology which would help facilitate integration with the NHS and wider care system and support remote monitoring approaches for residents. Health Call Digital Care […]

Health Call launches new mental health digital pathways by healthcall on 2nd June 2021

Health Call has developed three new clinical pathways for Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW). It is Health Call’s first mental health product range. CNTW is one of the largest mental health trusts in England and provides care for mental health, learning disability and neurological care across a large geographical footprint. The […]

Introducing BP @ Home by healthcall on 1st June 2021

Our new BP @ Home service is currently live in Gateshead and will soon be rolled out in other areas across the region. Thanks to funding support from NHSX via the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) – North East and North Cumbria, a training package to encourage regional roll out of the service is available […]

Case Study: Digitising the Friends and Family Test in North Tees by healthcall on 25th May 2021

Background Health Call is owned by North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust, along with six other trusts, and like all NHS organisations, gathers feedback from patients following treatment. The Friends and Family Test (FFT) is nationally mandated by NHS England, and provides a vital service ensuring that patients have a feedback mechanism about the […]

Partnership working with the Academic Health Science Network by Health Call on 20th April 2021

Health Call is a collaboration between seven NHS foundation trusts in the North East and North Cumbria. It develops innovative digital solutions to support clinical care and transforms existing pathways of care. Health Call aims to design, develop and roll out digital health solutions at low cost which can then be shared within the North […]

Health Call present at Digital Health Rewired by Health Call on 18th March 2021

Fiona McDonald works as Associate Clinical Director at Health Call and presented at Digital Health Rewired. Health Call is a unique organisation. We were set up and are owned by the NHS. In the North East and North Cumbria we are used to working together collaboratively and have strong networks and a history of working […]

Case study with Derek Jones: INR Self Testing Service by Health Call on 16th March 2021

A new digital health screening service developed by County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is transforming the lives of patients who take anticoagulant medication. Anticoagulant medicines are most commonly prescribed for people who have a condition caused by a blood clot, such as deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary embolism. It may also be used […]

Case study: Digital Care Home by Health Call on 1st March 2021

Health Call’s Digital Care Home is a digital solution that enables trained care home staff to send observational data for residents to hospital staff. This means a clinical decision can be made regarding the resident so that clinical teams can manage and prioritise patients, based on their observational data. It also allows for routine observations […]

Health Call and Durham Council at HETT 2021 by Health Call on 12th February 2021

If you missed our presentation at HETT here a video we shared which explains a bit more about the Digital Care Home project in County Durham. Sarah Douglas from Durham Council and Catherine McShane who works for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust worked together to implement the care home project across 124 sites. […]

Oximetry @ Home by Lee Smith, Project Manager at Health Call on 25th January 2021

We were approached back in October by the team at South Tees Hospital Trust and Tees Valley CCG to help them develop a remote monitoring solution for COVID patients. The trust knew they needed to manage the flow of COVID patients and work smartly to ensure that the surge of patients expected in the winter […]

Cyber Essentials accreditation by healthcall on 10th December 2020

This week we gained our Cyber Essentials accreditation. This is means we can demonstrate to our customers that we meet the nationally recognised standard when it comes to cyber security. Cyber security and protection of IT systems is vital – we all remember the devastating impact of the WannaCry on the NHS and our colleagues. […]