Validation, Triage and PIFU pathways in Elective Care – best practice examples

Published: 2nd November 2022
Watch the recording to hear from a Trust using our Referral Triage service and an NHS consultant triaging waiting lists via the service.
Validation, Triage and PIFU pathways in Elective Care – best practice examples - Consultant Connect

With current referral backlog challenges and staffing shortages, many Hospitals and Trusts are relying on additional support to validate and triage waiting lists remotely.

During this free webinar, a Trust using Consultant Connect’s Referral Triage service, an NHS consultant triaging waiting lists via the service and Consultant Connect, discussed:

  • How the service works
  • What is critical in the early days of a new project
  • Bringing in out-of-area NHS consultants to a local team
  • Impact on Primary Care and patients
  • Which specialties work particularly well
  • Measuring the impact of the project on waiting times
  • Sustaining the long-term success of the project

Webinar speakers:

  • Louise Tuckett, Director of Strategy, Planning & Performance, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
  • Mr Adam Shakir, Consultant ENT and Head & Neck Surgeon responding to queries via the National Consultant Network and triaging waiting lists
  • Sophie Paddick, Account Manager, Consultant Connect

Webinar Chair: Kat James, Director – New Projects, Consultant Connect

Webinar handouts:
Overview: Referral Triage / Clinical Validation Service 
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust: challenges, solutions and impact

Related links:
Referral Triage: Outcomes and Impact
National Consultant Network

If you have any questions about the webinar or how we can support your area, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01865 261467 or email

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