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.
Dr Yama Rasekh is a GP at Vine House Health Centre, in the Herts Valleys CCG area. In this article, Dr Rasekh speaks to us about his experience of using the Consultant Connect service.
Dr Cowan has been a GP for 22 years and currently works at the Nap Surgery, in Kings Langley in the Herts Valleys CCG area. We caught up with Dr Cowan to ask her about her experience of using the Consultant Connect service.
In October 2021, Telephone Advice & Guidance via Consultant Connect was launched in NHS West Essex CCG. Since the launch, over 60% of GP surgeries and more than 90 GPs have used the service.
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.
Dr Gupta talks to us about his personal experience of answering Advice & Guidance queries from local primary care colleagues through the Consultant Connect service…
A GP in Northampton provides an example of how she contacted a Cardiology consultant through Consultant Connect Enhanced Advice & Guidance and was, therefore, able to provide her patient with rapid specialist advice.
A GP in Lanarkshire provides an example of how she contacted a Gynaecology consultant through prof to prof clinical decisions and was therefore able to provide her patient with rapid specialist advice.
Keith McRavey works for the Scottish Ambulance Service (SAS). He explains how he uses Consultant Connect for prof to prof clinical decisions
A GP in Lanarkshire describes how he uses prof to prof clinical decisions to receive rapid advice from secondary care, resulting in faster and appropriate care for the patients.