We have the automated call every day at 11am and I provide readings for weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and pulse. “It provides great peace of mind and lots of people say how well I seem. Some people might be afraid of trying out new technology, but I try to advise them how good it is.
“It is very reassuring for me. If we have a problem, we are straight through to the heart failure nurse - and consultant if necessary - in a very short space of time. “The problem is sorted out, usually through medication, and we don’t have to go back into hospital or see a GP. It saves a lot of waiting for doctors and cuts out a lot of anxiousness. "My children and grandchildren supported us with the technology when we first started. Now we have mastered it. This is a great way forward."