Scottish Government Digital Health and Care Directorate showcasing tools and resources that may be useful in response to COVID-19

6 April 2020

The Scottish Government Digital Health and Care Directorate will be providing a weekly update on Digital Health and Care tools and resources that may be useful in response to COVID-19.

In addition to sharing important information and links to Scottish Government resources, we will include other resources from UK, European and international sources which may be of interest.  Please note that our sharing of such information is not an endorsement by Scottish Government, so please use at your own discretion.

If you have useful tools and resources and are happy to share, please contact: [email protected]

Policy, Guidance & Advice

Guidance for antenatal and postnatal services in the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic – information for healthcare professionals. Produced by the RCM and RCOG

NHS Education for Scotland (NES) educational and induction resources for all  health and social care staff deployed or redeployed to support services.

Scottish Social Services Council Workforce Guidance for Employers

Care Inspectorate guidance for services in response to COVID-19

Health Protection Scotland COVID-19 Guidance​

Digital Health and Care Services

YooToo – Caring for unpaid carers. YooToo is a collaborative care app aimed at providing support for those caring for someone older, ill or disabled. Designed in collaboration with funding from the Scottish Government’s Innovation Fund.

CHAS Launches the UK’s First Virtual Children’s Hospice to support children with life-shortening conditions and their families during the coronavirus crisis.

Scottish Government Digital Health and Care Directorate response to COVID-19 – expanding video enabled services NHS Near Me

Digital Telecare for Scottish Local Government COVID-19 Telecare Service Continuity Guidance


Fast Track to Reimbursement for Digital Health Applications in Germany

European Connected Health Alliance Pop-up webinar – What our ecosystems are doing about COVID-19

Digital Health Canada Webinar Wednesday Spring Series 2020. Available to share digital health solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 and your Interreg Project  available to view


Editorial. JMIR Mental Health Vol 7 No 3 (2020) March Digital Mental Health and COVID-19: Using Technology Today to Accelerate the Curve on Access and Quality Tomorrow

WHO COVID-19 Update on Older People

Los Angeles Times Op-Ed: As a doctor, I use telemedicine. With the coronavirus threat, it could revolutionize healthcare


Digital Leaders – Helping digitally in the time of COVID-19 by Robin Knowles, Founder and CEO, Digital Leaders

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