Enhanced Advice & Guidance for the NHS

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Using Consultant Connect to deal with COVID-19;
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Telephone Advice & Guidance

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

Photo Advice & Guidance for Teledermatology

Using the Consultant Connect App to easily take and share IG secure clinical photos.

National Consultant Network

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

Telephone Advice & Guidance

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

Photo Advice & Guidance for Teledermatology

Using the Consultant Connect App.

National Consultant Network

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

Covering >29 million patients across >75 NHS CCGs/Health Boards  and >80 Hospitals

Our COVID-19 response solutions|Some approaches can be rolled out in as little as 72 hours. Our solutions are fully IG-compliant and auditable.

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

What we do

NHS commissioners explain why they like our services…

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Consultant Connect

We offer Enhanced Advice & Guidance for the NHS: Telephone Advice & Guidance and Photo Advice & Guidance for Teledermatology, supported by the National Consultant Network. Our solutions are fast to set up and are GDPR compliant and IG secure.

By having immediate and direct access to specialist advice, clinicians can ensure that patients get the right care first time. As this often means that patients avoid unnecessary trips to hospital, the NHS saves money and hospital specialists spend their time dealing with patients that they need to see. It’s a great outcome for everyone.

Read our case studies and blog to find out more!

Consultant Connect

We offer Enhanced Advice & Guidance for the NHS: Telephone Advice & Guidance and Photo Advice & Guidance for Teledermatology, supported by the National Consultant Network. 

Our solutions are fast to set up and are GDPR compliant and IG secure. The service significantly reduces unnecessary referrals, improves patient care while reducing costs.

 

In numbers

 

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

 

What our customers say:

 

Physical Care

“I’ll be honest, from a commissioner perspective it’s (Consultant Connect) saved us money, purely from the fact that we haven’t made that referral.  But more importantly it definitely has improved the relationships between secondary and primary care, we think, you know, there’s much more now a name to somebody as opposed to a specialty.” Anthony Fitzgerald, Director of Strategy & Delivery NHS Doncaster CCG

Physical Care

“I am very pleased we are rolling out Consultant Connect in NHS Wales. This will help to support primary care to determine the right treatment for their patients. Right now it will save crucial time for health care professionals and reduce the amount of hospital visits needed by patients, at a time when our NHS is facing extra pressure. In the long-term the use of this technology is an important part of our plan for the future of health and social care, A Healthier Wales. Making the most of technology is vital to us building a modern health and social care service, in which care is delivered closer to home.” Welsh Government Health Minister, Vaughan Gething.

Mental Health

“Consultant Connect is such a win-win in terms of a GP can now ring Consultant Connect while the patient’s in the consulting room, get that advice and guidance straightaway and start that treatment regime straightaway.  You could knock out maybe three months of unnecessary waiting for that patient and then an unnecessary trip to the hospital as well.”  Irene Grayson, Associate Director Primary Care Commissioning, NHS Greenwich CCG

Physical Care

''The service has built really good relationships between GPs and consultants, improved communication and improved patient care. It’s efficient, simple to use and quick to set up.''

Pam Green, Director of Transformation & Strategy, NHS North East Essex CCG

Urgent Care

“ When I took the third call in two hours I realised that this was the third person who wasn’t coming into hospital. That’s a real result.” Dr Ron Cook, Clinical Care Group Director, Urgent Care, NHS Tayside

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 Paramedic

5 minutes with a Paramedic

Sion Breese, Welsh Ambulance Service NHS Trust Paramedic and Development Clinical Team Leader, shares his experience of using Consultant Connect App.

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

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 ...

GP case study: Dermatology

GP case study: Dermatology

Dr Andreas Photiou has been a GP for 10 years and works at Wood End Health Centre, NHS Coventry and Rugby CCG . Before Consultant Connect was introduced to this area in 2016,

5 minutes with a Gynaecologist

5 minutes with a Gynaecologist

Dr Akbar talks to us about her personal experience of answering A&G calls through the Consultant Connect service.

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