Case Studies: GPs

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GP Case Study: Haematology, Rheumatology and Endocrinology

GP Case Study: Haematology, Rheumatology and Endocrinology

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.

GP and Consultant case study: Paediatrics

GP and Consultant case study: Paediatrics

Dr O'Flanagan and Dr Neuling share the benefits of the new Paediatric 2WW pathway in UHCW, available via Consultant Connect.

GP Case Study: Cardiology

GP Case Study: Cardiology

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.

GP case study: Cardiology

GP case study: Cardiology

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.

GP case study: Gynaecology

GP case study: Gynaecology

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.

GP case study: Cardiology and Gastroenterology

GP case study: Cardiology and Gastroenterology

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.

GP case study: Gynaecology

GP case study: Gynaecology

GP uses Telephone Advice & Guidance to get timely advice for antenatal patient on updated guidance from specialist to start new medication

GP case study: Neurology Case Study

GP case study: Neurology Case Study

The GP used Telephone Advice & Guidance to speak to a Neurologist for immediate advice and to discuss a pain management plan.

Patient case study: Dermatology

Patient case study: Dermatology

We recently spoke to a patient whose GP has access to Telephone and Photo Messaging Advice & Guidance via Consultant Connect. We asked the patient to share with us their experience of when their GP used Consultant Connect to improve their care.

5 minutes with a GP and Assistant Medical Director

5 minutes with a GP and Assistant Medical Director

A year after Consultant Connect Advice & Guidance was made available in her area, Dr Davies talks to us about what she thinks of the service…

GP case study: COVID Vaccine – Advice Line Case Study

GP case study: COVID Vaccine – Advice Line Case Study

The GP used the Consultant Connect App to contact a local immunologist from the local hospital and was able to feedback the reply to the patient the same day.

GP case study: Colorectal Radiology – Advice

GP case study: Colorectal Radiology – Advice

Dr Choudhury enjoys using the Consultant Connect App to get rapid specialist advice, as well as for referrals and to contact hospital switchboards.

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