PD nurse roles crucial in leading the way with telemedicine approach

Knowledge

Managing Director Sarah Gillett has been a contributing author on a paper which has been published in the British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing.

Parkinson's disease and the COVID-19 pandemic: responding to patient need with nurse-led telemedicine

Sue Thomas, Francesca Mancini, Louise Ebenezer, Jane Price, Tania Carta, Jessica Cordasco, Chiara Tedesco, Sarah Gillett
British Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, Vol. 16, No. 3, Published Online: 19 Jun 2020

Abstract: With the COVID-19 pandemic limiting face-to-face interaction, the drive for innovation and the need to develop alternative solutions to patient engagement, treatment and diagnosis has been suddenly accelerated. Sue Thomas and national and international colleagues outline a novel technological initiative launched in Italy to cope with the pressures of the pandemic, providing inspiration for similar future projects in the UK

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