About us


Prof Victor Patterson, Chairman


Victor Patterson has been a consultant neurologist in Northern Ireland from 1982 until his retirement in 2008.  Based at the world-famous Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast he was principal visiting neurologist to two rural hospitals, Tyrone County in Omagh and the Erne in Enniskillen.  It was there that the techniques of teleneurology were developed and their scientific basis established.


He has co-authored two books – Introduction to Telemedicine, and Teleneurology – published by the Royal Society of Medicine Press, as well as writing numerous papers and editorials on the subject.


He has been Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Online Health at the University of Queensland and is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare and BMC Neurology.


He is an Honorary Professor in the School of Medicine at the Queen's University , Belfast..




Dr Jane Patterson, Director.


Jane has been a General Medical Practioner in Belfast since 1983.  She has wide experience of using telephone-based consultations to provide patient-centred services.