Telehealth: Running before walking?

It seems the race to implement telehealth is on – the UK government’s response to its Whole System Demonstrator pilot has been very positive. But has it been over-hyped? We find out from Jennifer Dixon, Director of the Nuffield Trust, which has evaluated the pilot.

Also, alcohol: beneficial or detrimental? Evidence shows it depends on what aspects of health you look at. Research published on bmj.com this week adds to the picture by looking at the association between alcohol consumption and the risk of developing arthritis. Alicja Wolk, professor of nutritional epidemiology at the Karolinska Institutet, explains her study.

See also:
Long term alcohol intake and risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women
Telehealth: only part of the solution

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Audio chapters:

Alcohol and rhumatoid arthritis: 0:40

Telehealth: 8:6

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