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Rachel Binks

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Rachel Binks

Nurse Consultant, Digital and Acute Care
Airedale NHSFT

Rachel qualified in 1986 and worked on critical care units both in Leeds and Australia before moving to Airedale as a Nurse Consultant in December 2000. Since 2007, Airedale have been delivering healthcare to offenders via telemedicine and in 2011, the Trust opened their Digital Care Hub supporting patients remotely 24/7 in their own home. As part of a joint venture with the technology firm Involve VC, the hub at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust now supports over 20,000 care home residents using telemedicine in 500 homes across the country, delivering virtual clinical assessments and also providing a GP triage function. This clinical NHS nursing and therapy team also support people with long term conditions and at the end of their life, via the Gold Line. Rachel was the clinical lead for the Airedale & Partners vanguard program, working with East Lancashire CCG on the Enhanced Health in Care Homes work stream.

Date and Time Session Stream type Role
Friday 24th September
1005-1050
Evolve from electronics -moving to blended consultation styles Online Stream 2 Panellist