Case Studies: Specialists
All case studies relating to Specialists
Enhanced Advice & Guidance provided by Consultant Connect has been available to clinicians in Derbyshire ICB since 2016. We spoke with Dr Julia Mason, a GP, to find out how the service supports her in providing the best patient care.
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.
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 August 2019, Enhanced Advice & Guidance (A&G) provided by Consultant Connect was launched in Kent and Medway Integrated Care Board (ICB). The service provides clinicians in Medway and Swale with access to rapid specialist advice via phone and photo messaging. We spoke with a GP in Chatham to find out how this service supports them and their 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 caught up with the Lead Head & Neck and Thyroid Clinical Nurse Specialist who manages the line, and a GP to find out more about the Suspected Head & Neck Cancer messaging service in North Central London ICB.
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.
We spoke with three NHS consultants who provide Advice & Guidance to find out what types of queries they receive and the benefits this provides.
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.
Meryl Spencer is a Consultant Orthodontist at Morriston Hospital in Swansea Bay University Health Board. Since early 2022, Meryl has been responding to Messaging A&G requests from GPs and Dentists via Consultant Connect.
Sally Shaw tells us about the rapid telephone service provided by Consultant Connect which is believed to be the only nurse-led service of its kind in the country.
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