Health Education England (HEE) predicts that changing patterns of care, involving more care delivered closer to home by a more integrated and flexible workforce, require corresponding changes in education and training.
The HEE strategic framework for 2014-2029 addresses the challenges posed by a growing population with more elderly people living with long-term conditions. Evolving approaches to education and training are planned.
HEE predicts requirement for more flexible care to meet needs of future patients. London: Health Education England, June 5th 2014.
This relates to:
Framework 15: Health Education England strategic framework 2014 – 2029. London: Health Education England, June 3rd 2014.
Nascent Telemonitoring Revolution?
Possibly of incidental interest; the NHS is testing / evaluating a sticking-plaster-sized patient-monitoring patch:
Brimelow, A. (2014). Wireless monitor ‘relieves pressure’ on nursing staff. London: BBC Health News, July 22nd 2014.
The Michael J Fox Foundation, working with Intel, is exploring the use wearable sensors to monitor the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease.
Kelion, L. (2014). Michael J Fox Foundation tests sensors to track Parkinson’s. London: BBC Technology News, August 13th 2014.