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Patient Connect in Emergency Medicine

Patient Connect in Emergency Medicine

Implementing a system giving patients with non-emergency/ non 999 circumstances (who are directed to attend hospital via NHS 24) access to an immediate consultation from emergency consultants is paying off for a Scottish Health Board.

Area Case Study | Front door Triage in Northamptonshire

Area Case Study | Front door Triage in Northamptonshire

It’s been over two months since Northampton General Hospital started using Consultant Connect’s Referral Triage service.

NHS Lanarkshire Case Study

NHS Lanarkshire Case Study

NHS Lanarkshire share how their use of prof-to-prof advice or Advice & Guidance is playing a key part in their response to the national goal of redesigning unscheduled care.

NHS Tayside Case Study

NHS Tayside Case Study

NHS Tayside share how their use of prof-to-prof advice or Advice & Guidance is playing a key part in their response to the national goal of redesigning unscheduled care.

Consultant Connect one year on – aiming big and improving communication

Consultant Connect one year on – aiming big and improving communication

Ray McGrath reflects on a year of Consultant Connect – an initiative to improve communications across King’s Health Partners to improve the physical health of patients with serious mental illnesses.

SE London – A&G tech “comes into its own” during COVID-19

SE London – A&G tech “comes into its own” during COVID-19

What's the impact of using Consultant Connect for Elective Care, Urgent Care and Mental Health in NHS South East London CCG? Their "Enhanced" Advice & Guidance approach has continued to reduce GP referrals whilst supporting clinicians during the pandemic.

NHS Area Case Study: Teledermatology using e-Referral Service advice and guidance

NHS Area Case Study: Teledermatology using e-Referral Service advice and guidance

We are delighted that our Consultant Connect project at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital was mentioned in the NHSX Dermatology Digital playbook.

NHS Area Case Study: Teletriage service for two-week wait referrals

NHS Area Case Study: Teletriage service for two-week wait referrals

We are delighted that our Consultant Connect project in County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust was mentioned in the NHSX Dermatology Digital playbook.

NHS Area Case Study: A teledermatology pilot to improve cancer care in Leeds

NHS Area Case Study: A teledermatology pilot to improve cancer care in Leeds

We are delighted that our Consultant Connect project in Leeds was mentioned in the NHSX Dermatology Digital playbook.

NHS Area Case Study: Enfield – project update & expansion plans

NHS Area Case Study: Enfield – project update & expansion plans

Six months since Enfield, NHS North Central London CCG launched Consultant Connect, we discuss with Senior Programme Manager from Enfield Borough Directorate how the project is performing.

Area case study: Community Provided Dermatology

Area case study: Community Provided Dermatology

In this article we take a closer look at NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG’s innovative telederm services set up before COVID-19, now proving perfect for the sudden need for remote consultations.

Advice from emergency consultants one phone call away

Advice from emergency consultants one phone call away

This feature, created by HSJ in co-operation with NHS Tayside Health Board, explains why they rolled out a system that provides GPs and paramedics with rapid A&G from emergency department consultants.

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