Scotland, Lead Partner

Partner Organisation
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Centre for Rural Health, University of Aberdeen

Involvement in ITTS


The Centre for Rural Health (CRH) in Inverness, was Lead Partner for the ITTS project, working closely with NHS Highland, NHS Orkney, Glasgow School of Art and the Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare to implement telemedicine solutions, at scale, and in a sustainable manner, into everyday practice.

VC Links for Speech Therapy Services

VC links for Renal Services

(Patient Information Leaflet)

VC links for Emergency Psychiatry Services

VC Links for Remote Diabetes Services

(Patient Information Leaflet)

Remote Exercise Classes for Rehabilitation

(Patient Information Leaflet)

Pending Implementation

Exporting Projects

Meet the Team

ITTS Scotland Project Team

Back: (left to right) Gerry King, Lee Dowie, Prof Alasdair Munro, David Heaney, Dr Robert Peel, Dr Leila Eadie, Dr Sandra MacRury
Front: (left to right) Gillian Galloway, Emma Coats, Beatrice Wood, Cathy Dorrian


The Centre for Rural Health (University of Aberdeen) has previous experience in NPP projects including Competitive Health, O4O, Extreme WeatherConditions and OLE. CRH interests include health of rural people, delivery of services in remote & rural areas and eHealth.

Associated Partners

This project demonstrated academic and service provider collaboration. The Centre for Rural Health worked closely with Associate Partners, NHS Highland and NHS Orkney who contributed staff time to ensure that the demonstrator projects in Scotland were delivered.

To ensure service provider involvement and vertical integration the following organisations were also associated with the project:

  • Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare (SCTT)
  • Scottish Government
  • Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE)
  • University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

ITTS also fed into the P4 Digital Future of Health Care Agenda being developed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

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