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Video consultations: how to set them up well, fast?

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  • Lydia Davies posted an update 10 months ago

    Hi all,
    I have been involved with the Remote Consultations in Mental Health project with the HIN, South London ARC, SWLSTGs, Oxleas, SLaM, King’s Improvement Science and MHPRU. We have an upcoming webinar on 27th October around Promoting the Patient Voice in Remote Consultations and would like to invite you to join.

    Please register here…Read more

  • Great to see the latest published independent research into Scotland’s approach to expanding Video consultations at pace and scale.

    J Med Internet Res 2021;23(10):e31374

    Conclusion from Paper
    The national-level groundwork before the pandemic allowed many services to rapidly extend the use of video consultations during the pandemic, supported by…Read more

  • Video Consultations in Secondary Care: A report by Edge Health for NHS England and NHS Improvement | September 2021
    Outpatient video | edge-health (

    The report highlights the benefits of video consultations to patients – saving over the year a total of 4.64 million hours (530 years) inpatient travel and in-hospital waiting t…Read more

  • Hi all,

    The Health Innovation Network, in partnership with the Q Network and South London Mental Health and Community Partnership invite you to the: Remote Consultations in Mental Health: Consolidating Findings and Learnings webinar on Wednesday 29th September at 14:00 – 15:00pm.

    Register here to secure your place – h…Read more

  • World Health Organisation, 23rd August 2021
    Scotland Case study: Near Me video consultations during the Covid-19 pandemic

    Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Near Me was a relatively small programme that mainly focused its services in rural and island areas in Scotland, helping people to access health services and reducing the need to…Read more

  • Jo Scott posted an update 1 year, 1 month ago

    Hi everyone – I’ve shared learning from our work with some of you to capture learning from the rapid implementation of video consultations at the Health Services Research UK (HSR UK) conference. I’ve reflected on the rapid insight approach, as we’re keen to build on our learning and do more of this in the future. It’s just 5 mins long, so do take…Read more

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About this group

In response to Covid-19, the health system plans to rapidly expand the use of video consultations.

The aim of this group is to share practical learning, tips and challenges when introducing this complex service change, and to learn from existing evidence.

We want this space to be helpful in progressing your work, rather than competing with it.

This group is convened by Jo Scott

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