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Developing design principles for a Virtual Hospice: improving access to care.

30th September 2020

Developing design principles for a Virtual Hospice: improving access to care.

Providing access to hospice services will become increasingly difficult due to the pressures of an ageing population and limited resources. To help address this challenge, a small number of services called Virtual Hospice have been established. This paper presents early-stage design work on a Virtual Hospice to improve access to services provided by a hospice (Highland Hospice) serving a largely remote and rural population in Scotland, UK.