Case Studies: Area Case Studies
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The Ophthalmology pathways in Hywel Dda that are securing the best patient care in the right setting
We spoke with Nicky Jones, Specialist Optometrist in Hywel Dda, to find out how setting up Ophthalmology pathways via Consultant Connect has benefited optometrists and patients, as well as her and her team.
One of the most popular uses of the free Consultant Connect App is the pre-programmed Bypass Numbers feature, which allows healthcare professionals in participating areas to skip the queue on switchboard and speak directly to staff at local GP practices.
Enhanced Advice & Guidance provided by Consultant Connect has been connecting clinicians with specialists for rapid advice since 2016 in Northamptonshire ICB via telephone, photo and messaging. We spoke with a clinician at Berrywood Hospital, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, to find out how Enhanced Advice & Guidance helps them.
Consultant Connect spoke with Carrie Bottomley, Apprentice Healthcare Assistant and General Practitioner’s Assistant at Bankfield Surgery, to find out how PhotoSAF fits into her everyday role and benefits her patients.
In November 2022, Enhanced Advice & Guidance provided by Consultant Connect was launched in Greater Manchester ICB. We spoke with Dr Fathema Johura, a GP in Oldham, to find out how the service benefits her and her patients.
Enhanced Advice & Guidance has been available in Northamptonshire ICB since 2016, connecting clinicians to specialists for rapid advice via Telephone, Photo and Messaging. We spoke with Dr Barber, a GP in Rushden, to find out how this benefits her and her patients.
Since November 2022, health visiting and midwifery clinicians in Hywel Dda University Health Board have had access to the Perinatal Mental Health line via Consultant Connect. We spoke with the Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Service Manager, who provides advice via this line to find out about her experience.
We spoke with Dr Emamoke Ubogu, a Senior GP Partner and GP Trainer at Swan Medical Centre in Yardley, about Enhanced Advice & Guidance.
Since November 2020, Haematology A&G queries have been routed through Consultant Connect, providing a single point of access for clinicians in Swansea Bay. We spoke with Sam Jenkins, Haematology Service Manager at Singleton Hospital, to find out how the implementation has benefitted the team.
Since June 2021, clinicians in Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board have had access to the Mental Health Assessment Unit (MHAU) line for emergency mental health advice. We spoke with Dr Ejike Peterside, a GP at Lennox Practice, to find out the benefits of this service for him and his patients.
Alice Brockwell, ACP Lead for Divisional Medicine in Doncaster, tells us about her experience and benefits of SDEC via Consultant Connect.
Since May 2022, Liz Collinson, Lead Nurse in Glasgow, has been answering prof-to-prof advice calls to the OPAT line, from GPs, in the area via Consultant Connect. Liz tells us more about the pathway.
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