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VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS BEVERLEY BOSTOCK-COX

VIRTUAL CONSULTATIONS

BEVERLEY BOSTOCK-COX

Advanced Nurse Practitioner & Editor In Chief at Practice Nurse

The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the swift implementation of new models of care to minimise face-to-face contact between clinicians and patients. Below, Beverley Bostock-Cox provides tips and support on the methods of remote consulting available. The skills learnt and practised now will help establish how care can best be provided moving forward, making better use of NHS resources and offering different routes of access for patients. Please use the resources below to find out more.

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An Introduction to Remote Consultations and Key Principles

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Telephone Consultations

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Group Video Consultations

Paediatric Asthma Remote Consultations

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Top 10 Tips

When are remote consultations appropriate and how effective are they? Links to evidence and resources relating to remote consulting are provided below.

UNCONTROLLED ASTHMA – ANIMATION

Watch this short animation of the results of the REALISE Survey into the extent of uncontrolled asthma in Europe, and the CRITIKAL Study into the association between inhaler technique errors and poor asthma control.

Professor David Price then explains their significance and what clinicians can do to improve outcomes for their patients with asthma.