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I need to provide remote services
Digital solutions to enable remote multidisciplinary team functioning and information sharing to reduce administrative burden and to improve patient experience, including patients with specific needs. (e.g. agoraphobia or immobility)
Maximising the benefits of mobile working when covering a large geographical area
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust introduced a user-friendly, easily-accessible mobile working solution to reduce the need for field-based staff returning to base to carry out administrative work.
Improving access to psychological therapies through online therapies and consultations
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust deployed an online platform which allows service users to undergo self-guided psychological, evidence-based therapy with online clinical support, through text or face-to-face as required.
A caseload management and supervision tool for community mental health services
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust used a digital solution to analyse mental health data from multiple sources to support decision-making based on service user needs and to determine the likely resources required to provide safe and effective care.
Enhancing communications between primary care and secondary care mental health with an Advice and Guidance service
Lancashire & South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust has introduced an Advice and Guidance service which enables GPs to use their EPR system to contact consultant psychiatrists in secondary care for clinical advice.
These case studies summarise user and patient experiences with digital solutions along the relevant care pathway. Unless expressly stated otherwise, the apps and digital tools referenced are not supplied, distributed or endorsed by NHS England or the Department of Health and Social Care and such parties are not liable for any injury, loss or damage arising from their use.
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