Activity 3

Patient Survey

A cross-sectional survey aimed at exploring patient factors and access factors associated with unmet need and with willingness to use NHS Direct to support long term health. The survey also sought to identify the types of telehealth interventions which were most likely to be acceptable and beneficial to different groups of patients.  Patients at high risk of cardio-vascular disease (CVD) and depression (exemplar conditions under study) were recruited from 34 GP practices in Bristol and Sheffield. Patients were sent an invitation to participate by their GP and asked to complete a questionnaire. 

The questionnaire included questions relating to:

This activity was conducted by researchers at the Universities of Bristol and Sheffield.