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Doreen Watson

Joint Improvement Team
Consultant - Telecare and Telehealth
Doreen previously worked for 23 years in Social Work, as a service manager providing a range of 24 hour care and services which included community alarm, telecare & telehealth, rapid response, (joint service health and social work), overnight home care and out of hours home care services. She is currently an independent consultant and became a member of the Joint Improvement Team's action group providing consultancy support to the telecare action plan and Scottish Centre for Telehealth and Telecare National Delivery Plan. In 2010 Doreen was the first recipient of the telecare services association crystal award for excellence in telecare and telehealth. She was contracted by Scottish Qualifications Authority as one of the unit writers for the Professional Development Award in Telehealthcare.