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Dr Clare Thomas

Dr Clare Thomas

Dr Clare Thomas
BSc(Nott), MSc, PhD

Honorary Senior Research Associate

Area of research

Footprints In Primary Care Study

Office G.13
Canynge Hall,
39 Whatley Road, Bristol BS8 2PS
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 3314522

Research summary

As the population is getting older, more and more people are living with long term conditions (LTCs) such as asthma, diabetes and depression. The number of people affected is so large, and is increasing, that the NHS needs to explore new ways of working. There is great interest in the potential of ‘telehealth’ (based on technologies such as the internet and the telephone) to improve care for people with LTCs. 

In England, we already have a national service, NHS Direct, which combines services based on the telephone and the internet. At present, NHS Direct passively provides information, but it ...

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