COVID-19 Video Enabled Services

Video Enabled Health and Care

Near Me

Near Me is a secure form of video consulting approved for use by the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland. For more information visit the Near Me Website

Given the prioritisation of scale up of video consulting for coronavirus resilience, the team from Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, Medical Sciences Division, currently evaluating the Near Me programme across Scotland has prepared a report, available here:

Near Me Guides

Guides to Implementing Near Me.

Guidance confirming acceptability of using own device for Near Me

Video Consulting

Training resources on remote consulting are now available via NHS Education for Scotland: https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/28943/coronavirus-covid-19/remote-consulting

Video consulting for GPs (infographic guide produced by University of Oxford, with input from Near Me, and published by RCGP): https://elearning.rcgp.org.uk/pluginfile.php/148915/mod_resource/content/3/NHS_VC_Info%20for%20GPs_v06.pdf

Remote consulting guidance from the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS): https://www.mddus.com/en/Resources/Resource%20library/Risk%20alerts/2020/March/Remote%20consulting%20in%20the%20coronavirus%20outbreak

BMJ: COVID-19

How to do a remote clinical assessment in primary care

Video Consultations (editorial)

British Journal of General Practice

Video Consultations Guide

Near Me system user information

Overview of the Near Me call screen
How to use Near Me – a guide for clinicians
How to use Near Me – a guide for waiting area administrators

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