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.
Steven Evans works for the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust. He shares an example of when using Consultant Connect helped avoid A&E for an elderly patient.
Keith McRavey works for the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS). He explains how he uses Consultant Connect for prof to prof clinical decisions
Jonathon Will is the Clinical Effectiveness Lead and a Specialist Paramedic & Tayside Mountain Rescue Officer at the Scottish Ambulance Service. He describes how using a prof-to-prof service enabled the best outcome for a dementia patient.
Sion Breese, Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust Paramedic and Development Clinical Team Leader, shares his experience of using Consultant Connect App.
Jayne Gilbert from the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust explains how paramedics use Consultant Connect to speak to ICC Hubs.
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.
Michael Muir, Clinical Stroke Lead and paramedic at the Scottish Ambulance Service, describes how he uses Telephone Advice & Guidance to speak to consultants at Ninewells Hospital at NHS Tayside Health Board.
An Advanced Paramedic Practitioner in Milton Keynes, describes how he safely uses his mobile to take IG secure clinical photos in both a surgery setting and when visiting patients at home.
Keith Dickinson, a paramedic at the Scottish Ambulance Service, describes how he uses Telephone Advice & Guidance to speak to consultants at Ninewells Hospital at NHS Tayside Health Board.