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Telephone Advice & Guidance for the NHS

Immediate  Advice & Guidance from local physical and mental health NHS specialists.

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Using the Consultant Connect App. 

National Consultant Network

Manage demand for NHS services using our National Network of NHS specialists.

Reduce demand for dermatology referrals in your NHS area. Find out about our NHS Teledermatology solutions.

Staffing Advice & Guidance lines a challenge? Find out about our National Network. 

 

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Used by over 75 CCG/Health Board areas

Used by over 80 Hospitals

Covering more than 29 million patients

Used by over 75 CCG/Health Board areas

Used by over 80 Hospitals

Over £42 million NHS savings to date

Covering more than 29 million patients

Case studies

We work with over 75 CCGs/Health Boards, 80 Hospitals, and thousands of GP practices. Find out how we help them:

5 minutes with a Urologist

5 minutes with a Urologist

Dr Ajayi talks to us about his personal experience of answering A&G calls through the service.

5 minutes with a Care Home Manager

5 minutes with a Care Home Manager

Two months after the Care Home Connect pilot went live in Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Cheryl Smith, Care Home Manager at Chilton Place, talks to us about her experience of getting Advice & Guidance through the service...

5 minutes with an Optometrist

5 minutes with an Optometrist

Alex Howard, Optometrist at Specsavers Opticians in Chesterfield, talks to us about his experience of getting Advice & Guidance through the Consultant Connect service...

GP case study: Paediatrics

GP case study: Paediatrics

In this case study, a GP in Derbyshire outlines her experience of using rapid Telephone Advice & Guidance to discuss patient cases with consultants at Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

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Most Read Articles

 

FAQs - Referral Backlog Triage for the NHS

We are now triaging waiting lists for Trusts with backlogs of referrals that have built up due to COVID-19. The service uses our National Consultant Network (NCN). It’s the same network we launched 2 years ago which currently supports more than 50 NHS trusts with their capacity to deliver Advice & Guidance. In this article we share answers to the questions we’ve been asked the most since we launched this service.

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SE London Enhanced A&G project "comes into its own" during COVID-19

 

What's the impact, one year on, of using Consultant Connect with e-RS for South East London CCGs? In this article, we take a look at how our project in South East London CCG has expanded since we first wrote about it on this blog this time last year. Plus David Reith, Associated Director for Planned Care Improvement at South East London CCG shares his feedback...

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In Practice: quick ways to respond to COVID-19

 With wave 2 upon us we share examples of how we are using IG secure tech to help NHS areas with their response. Some approaches can be rolled out in as little as 72 hours meaning they will make an impact this winter.

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Avoiding Hospital for the Elderly this Winter

 

The coronavirus has had a disproportionate impact on older people, most deaths in the UK occur in the over-65s, affecting more men than women. But even before the pandemic, whilst life expectancy has increased, healthy life expectancy has not. In this blog article, we discuss the challenges in the current COVID-19 pandemic and how Consultant Connect is being used across the UK.

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NHS Area Case Study: Enfield - project update & expansion plans

 

Six months ago, Consultant Connect launched in Enfield, NHS North Central London CCG to support key services during the COVID-19 pandemic. We caught up with Senior Programme Manager, Stephen Wells from Enfield Borough Directorate to discuss how the project has been performing since launch...

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Supporting your health care teams with rapid Advice & Guidance

 

Consultant Connect is simply a smart communications tool which can be configured in many ways to improve communications between any health care professionals. In this article we highlight examples of other ways we are already working with NHS areas to provide rapid and reliable communication.

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