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NHS virtual wards explained: A new way of healthcare

NHS virtual wards explained: A new way of healthcare

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The government has announced its plans to invest more in virtual wards to help with intense pressures on the healthcare system. Virtual wards are a new approach to healthcare delivery. Many wonder how this could impact the National Health Service (NHS) and the experience if they or family members need to use virtual wards. How virtual wards work. Credits: Hera Kruja What are the virtual wards? The concept is to care for patients with long-term conditions in their homes rather than in a hospital setting. This conception aims to improve the quality of life for patients, reduce the burden on hospitals and ultimately improve health outcomes. The virtual ward model operates through technology and a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals. The team cooperates to moni...