Photo Advice & Guidance for teledermatology using the Consultant Connect App

Reduce demand for dermatology referrals

in your area

Benefits of using Photo Advice & Guidance include:

  • Easy to use & fast to roll out
  • Images are automatically stored in an IG secure and GDPR compliant cloud (never on the phone)
  • Avoids unnecessary dermatology referrals
  • Necessary dermatology referrals go to the right place, first time
  • Used for Ophthalmology A&G

Photo A&G Pathways

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How is the service performing?

1. e-RS 2WW Pathway:

GPs use the Consultant Connect App to take photos. GPs attach image(s) alongside their e-RS referral.

>33%

of patients are discharged before their 2WW appointment. To find out more click here

2. Direct to Secondary Care Pathway:

Areas using the Consultant Connect App to share images and queries directly with consultants.

>80%

of cases result in a referral to secondary care being avoided.

3. Community Pathway:

Areas using the Consultant Connect App to share images and queries directly with GPwERs/GPwSIs.

>79%

of cases result in a referral to secondary care being avoided.

 

Everything you need to know – in a few minutes…

Clinicians explain why they use rapid Photo A&G
Clinicians explain how they use PhotoSAF on the app

How it works

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Further areas of application

The use of the PhotoSAF feature on the Consultant Connect App is ‘universal’ and is increasingly being used across different specialties, such as:

Cardiology ECG/Echo Report

GPs can use the app to take photos of ECGs/Echo Reports and shares them directly with cardiologists for advice.

Ophthalmology

Optometrists, GPs and other clinicians can use the app to take photos of Retinal Scans, OCT Layers, Visual Field Tests etc. and share them directly with ophthalmologists for advice.

Diabetic Podiatry 

The app has transformed the way podiatrists can work together with consultants from specialties such as dermatology, vascular surgery and wound management to create remote MDTs to discuss patients before they are even seen.

Cardiology ECG/Echo Report

GPs can use the app to take photos of ECGs/Echo Reports and shares them directly with cardiologists for advice. Find out more.

 

Ophthalmology

Optometrists, GPs and other clinicians can use the app to take photos of Retinal Scans, OCT Layers, Visual Field Tests etc. and share them directly with ophthalmologists for advice. Find out more.

 

Diabetic Podiatry 

The app has transformed the way podiatrists can work together with consultants from specialties such as dermatology, vascular surgery and wound management to create remote MDTs to discuss patients before they are even seen.

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