Consultant Connect & Urgent Connect Pre-referral Advice & Guidance Telephone Service
Ophthalmology Photo Advice & Guidance
Ophthalmology Photo Advice & Guidance Service has been launched and supported by UHCW Monday-Friday 9am-7pm.
Select the PhotoSAF (camera icon) feature at the bottom of the screen to take photos via your phone.
Alternatively upload photos from your desktop via the Consultant Connect dashboard and use these to access Photo Advice & Guidance.
The service is IG secure and you can follow the simple onscreen instructions to take photos and send them directly to consultants. You will receive a notification when the consultant replies to your query.
Please note that photos are stored in a secure online cloud and are never saved to your phone. Your photos will also be automatically sent to your NHS email address. To find out more about Photo Advice & Guidance for Ophthalmology, read this guide below (click on image for full size version)
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PLEASE REMEMBER to select the outcome at the end of your call; this assists us to assess a conclusion to your patient’s treatment. Options are as follows:-
- Referrals Avoided (press Opt 1)
- Referral Made (press Opt 2)
- Diagnostics Requested (press Opt 3)
- Admission Avoided (press Opt 4)
- Admission Made (press Opt 5)
Consultant Connect TeleDermatology
Select PhotoSAF (camera icon) at the bottom of the screen. All images will also be sent to your NHS email address along with a PDF summary.
To find out more about how to use TeleDermatology, click on the image below
When performing remote consultations you can now use the IG secure Consultant Connect Platform to upload photos from patients for specialist opinion:
- Click here for a step-by-step guide on how the service works.
- To help patients to take the best photos, please feel free to share this guide with them.