Transformation Directorate

Primary and community triage and consultation

Digital solutions to enable rapid access to advice and guidance and to support decision making around patient care

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Primary and community musculoskeletal adult services restoration principles

NHS England outlines key principles to inform the restoration of primary and community musculoskeletal (MSK) services both within the context of the Third Phase NHS response to the Coronavirus pandemic and reflecting the ambitions of the Long Term Plan. The document is available in the musculoskeletal section of the Elective Care Community of Practice website. You can view the restoration principles by joining the community (account required).

Elective care high impact interventions: First Contact Practitioner for MSK Services

The NHS Long Term Plan includes a commitment to narrow health inequalities, address unwarranted variation in care and build on the work undertaken during 2018/19 to ensure patients will have direct access to MSK First Contact Practitioners (FCP)

Overview of South East London remote monitoring service

In this video, rheumatology services across South East London talk about how they have come together to design and implement a remote monitoring service to support patients monitor their rheumatoid arthritis at home