This document includes information for NHS patients about what Advice & Guidance is and how GPs are using Advice & Guidance to get the best care for their patients.
Since March 2022, Paramedics and Ambulance Clinicians in the NHS Tayside Health Board area have been able to contact their local community respiratory nursing team via Consultant Connect for professional-to-professional advice and clinical decisions.
NHS Lanarkshire has seen a significant impact since introducing the ‘Patient Connect’ service, via Consultant Connect, in December 2020.
In this article, we catch up with our Referral Triage Lead, Kat James, who has been working with NHS areas to help accelerate their recovery work over the past year.
In this article, we catch up with our Head of New Initiatives and Dermatology Lead, Henry Maas.
Can technology help in alleviating some of the recovery pressures NHS areas are facing? The simple answer is yes.
Since October 2018, GPs, Paramedics and Junior Doctors in Tayside were given access to rapid prof-to-prof clinical decisions via Consultant Connect from Consultants at Ninewells Hospital. How has the service been performing and what has the feedback been?
The PhotoSAF feature on the Consultant Connect App allows clinicians to take IG compliant photos on their mobile phone. The photos are not saved to the phone but instead are emailed to the clinician’s NHS email address and saved in a secure cloud.
The 5 NHS areas described in this article have one thing in common – they’ve all made it radically quicker and easier for clinicians, paramedics etc. to get specialist advice despite the current pressures.
NHS Bedfordshire, Luton, and Milton Keynes ICS was created in early 2020 when the previous individual CCGs merged into one. Since this development, their project in partnership with Consultant Connect has grown year on year. In this article, we look at the key milestones and usage stats since the project’s launch.