Virtual Wards: shared learning for board leaders


Key messages

Dr Vin Diwakar, medical director for secondary care and transformation and joint SRO for Virtual Wards at NHS England, delivered an update on the national plans for delivering virtual wards and provided insight on the latest developments. You can access the slides from the event here. 

During the event, attendees had the opportunity to ask questions and share their views on the impact that virtual wards are having across the health and care sector. Headline reflections from these discussions are captured below:

Critical success factors for virtual wards include:

Considerations impacting the delivery of virtual wards include:

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