Radically Improving Clinician Access to Advice & Guidance
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In this article Dr Griffiths reflects on the inspirational nature of Sunderland’s Ambulatory Emergency Care (AEC) project.
The Clinical Lead for Emergency Medicine at Ninewells Hospital in NHS Tayside discusses how consultants at the hospital answer calls from Junior Doctors, doctors working in Primary Care and their
The Guardian uncovers the cutting-edge tech transforming healthcare in this feature created in co-operation with the Royal United Hospitals Bath and NHS Bath and North East Somerset CCG.
A GP in North East Essex CCG used Phone Advice & Guidance to get A&G from the Cardiology Team at her local trust, resulting in an admission avoided for an elderly patient.
A GP in Southwark CCG uses Photo Advice & Guidance to get immediate A&G from the Dermatology Team at his local trust for a patient with a facial rash not responding to treatment.
A GP in Southwark CCG uses Photo Advice & Guidance to get immediate A&G from the Dermatology Team at her local trust for a child with a body rash and a history of eczema.
A GP in South Warwickshire CCG used Phone Advice & Guidance to get A&G from South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, and gets great results for a diabetes patient.
A GP in Wiltshire CCG explains how she used Phone Advice & Guidance to get immediate A&G from Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust for a complex gastro case.
A GP in Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board avoids an acute admission for a patient with inflammatory bowel disease by using Phone A&G to speak to a gastroenterologist from his local hospital.
A GP in South Warwickshire CCG used Phone Advice & Guidance to get A&G from South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, and gets great results for a gynae patient.
A GP in Hardwick CCG used Phone Advice & Guidance to get A&G from her local trust, Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, avoiding clinic referral for a gynae patient.
A GP in South Warwickshire CCG avoids acute admission for a cancer patient by using Phone A&G from her local trust, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.
A GP in Milton Keynes CCG prevents an emergency situation for an ill baby by using Phone A&G from her local trust, Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
A GP in Somerset CCG used the Consultant Connect App to get A&G from the Rheumatology Team at his local trust for a patient with atypical Polymyalgia Rheumatica presentation.
A GP in Lambeth used Phone Advice & Guidance to get A&G from the Rheumatology Team at her local trust for an elderly patient with swollen lower legs and joint pain.
A GP in Somerset CCG avoids admission for a Peripheral Vascular Disease patient by using the Consultant Connect App to get Phone A&G from specialists at his local trust.
NHS England has published a QIPP Case Study on our Phone Advice & Guidance project in North East Essex.
This feature, created by HSJ in co-operation with Luton & Dunstable University Hospital, shares key ingredients for meeting the Four-Hour A&E target successfully.
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One of the biggest challenges for hospitals delivering an Advice & Guidance service is staffing it. Whether the requests come in from GPs by phone or in writing, most clinicians are expected to respond whilst also doing their day job. This can mean using...read more
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The first Consultant Connect project launched on 29 June 2015 in North East Essex. Shortly after 9am, the first call was made to Diabetes & Endocrinology and answered by Dr Charles Bodmer, a consultant at Colchester Hospital. After a conversation lasting just over...read more
When the BBC published the performance of 133 Trusts in October, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Trust was ranked first for A&E. 98.6% of patients attending A&E at Luton and Dunstable were treated within 4 hours, compared with an average of 90.1%...read more
In England, the most common question we get asked after "how much does it cost?" is "who normally pays for it?". This is a good question. Telephone Advice & Guidance benefits the entire healthcare system: Trusts can manage demand more effectively, keeping waiting...read more
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