When is a face to face consultation necessary during the covid-19 pandemic

This flow chart is for Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Channel Islands. If you are in England then please refer to Face-to-face or not? Guidance for members in England.

The attached is a simple flowchart to support decision making on when it is necessary to follow-up a remote consultation with a face-to-face consultation.

Please note: the 3 references indicated in the  1pp download are below as it was not possible to fit them onto the graphic itself.

1.       https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/urgent-emergency-msk-conditions-requiring-onward-referral-23-march-2020-updated.pdf

2.       https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/publication/covid-19-prioritisation-within-community-health-services-with-annex_19-march-2020/

3.       https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-infection-prevention-and-control

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