Community Outpatients deliver consultant led specialist services with a focus on prompt outpatient assessment and treatment in a setting close to home. They have a well-established Referral Management System which receives referrals from clinicians through multiple media and immediately sets up a real-time queue.
Their consultant led triage is provided on a daily basis to ensure that patients get fast access to the most appropriate service Right Place First Time in primary care, community outpatient services or secondary care.
NHS commissioners and referrers can take advantage of specialist consultant outpatient and elective appointments in `out of hospital’ settings. This reduces wastage of NHS resources, improves accessibility and responsiveness of patient care, making the best of the expertise available in the primary and secondary care sectors.
They have teams of specialist consultants and GP leaders that deliver Ear Nose & Throat (ENT), Cardiology, Dermatology, Ultrasound and Oral Surgery outpatient clinics and elective surgery.
All clinicians are specifically trained in delivering each community service in a Primary Care environment and are supported by a dedicated administration team who have a thorough understanding of the service requirements and the referral pathway complexities.