7 key considerations for virtual wards in health and social care settings
Virtual wards are high on the health and social care agenda this year. As with many health and care technology developments, there is a mix of anticipation and hesitancy regarding their potential. Several important factors must be considered to ensure that health and care pressures are genuinely alleviated by virtual wards. If not, there is a risk that rather than aiding recovery, virtual wards result in people simply being passed around the system. Channel 3 managing consultant Stuart Lindsay discusses the strategic and tactical considerations for successful virtual wards.