Remote Consultation

Top Tips

Advice from YPHSIG team members on how to conduct safe and effective remote consultations with young people. Read more...

Telephone and Video Consultations (not specific to young people)

E-learning for health

Telephone and video consultations e-learning. Aimed at those working in primary or community settings these resources are available to those with www.e-lfh.org.uk log-in. Click here to access these resources via e-learning for health.

Remote consultations guidance under COVID19 restrictions

Royal College of Nursing 2020

This guidance has been developed to support nursing staff, including health visitors, midwives and nursing support workers, where they are being asked to see and/or treat patients via a telephone or video or other remote consultation process.

Click here to access the guidance.

Remote Consultations

GMC Guidance, 2020

The GMC has a Frequently Asked Questions page on coronavirus and provides a framework for considering when remote consultations may be appropriate. Click here to see information from the GMC on remote consultations during coronavirus.


COVID-19: Video consultations and homeworking

British Medical Association, June 2020

Advice for doctors in all settings in getting homeworking equipment, when to consult patients via video, approved NHS tools for remote consultations and tips for running them.

Read more from the BMA on video consultations and homeworking here.

More guidance

NHS England

Guidance on Remote Consultations - March 2020

https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/C0044-Specialty-Guide-Virtual-Working-and-Coronavirus-27-March-20.pdf


Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Resources on remote consultations

https://www.qicentral.org.uk/news/covid19-virtual-consultations


Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

Advise to consider ‘face-to-face or not’ and that “use of remote tools to triage before any face to face contact is recommended”. https://www.csp.org.uk/publications/covid-19-guide-rapid-implementation-remote-consultations


Royal College of General Practitioners

Latest updated RCGP guidance on virtual consultations https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/03/C0479-principles-of-safe-video-consulting-in-general-practice-updated-29-may.pdf


Youth Link Scotland

Advice and checklists around kicking off digital engagement with young people

https://www.youthlinkscotland.org/develop/developing-knowledge/digital-youth-work/


Youth Work Support

Top tips about online youth work as well as a quick guide webinar https://youthworksupport.co.uk/organisations/