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106 Telemedicine Allows Local Delivery of Care and Enables Preferred Place of Death in Paediatric Patients in Scotland
  1. Dermot Murphy and
  2. Rosalie Wilkie
  1. Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow

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Background

Secondary and tertiary paediatric services in Scotland are based in large conurbations. Patients often live a great distance from their primary place of care. The Scottish population (5,094,000) is predominantly urban, with over 70% living in ‘The Central Belt’ which encompasses the Forth and Clyde valleys between Edinburgh and Glasgow. A further 20% live around the …

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