The Advancing Healthcare Awards have been running for 16 years and recognise the work of allied health professionals, healthcare scientists, and pharmacists leading innovative healthcare practice across the UK.
The AHP Clinical Leadership Award aims to recognise allied health professionals who have demonstrated excellent clinical leadership in enhancing the quality of patient care.
The awards will be held on 21st May 2021.
For more information, visit https://ahawards.co.uk/uk/
Alison Dunn, joint managing director of Chamberlain Dunn, organisers of the awards, said:
During the pandemic, [Attend Anywhere] became a vital resource for many AHPs throughout the UK, enabling patients and clients to attend their appointments online from home.
Latest Tweets from healthcare providers, helping the public to stay safe at home:
COVID has prompted a wider rollout of digital healthcare solutions to remote areas. While some believe there is much to be done in terms of the digital transformation of remote healthcare services, many agree that web-based video conferencing solutions such as Attend Anywhere have played a key role.
When speaking of the Attend Anywhere platform, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals FT Director of Digital, Laura Ellis-Philip, reported:
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A recent survey has shown clinician and patient levels of satisfaction using Attend Anywhere for virtual appointments is high, with patients preferring video consultations to face-to-face, as the more convenient option.
Noteworthy survey results showed:
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Check out these recent tweets from healthcare providers embracing Attend Anywhere:
With hospital ICU wards deployed to assist with ever increasing Covid-19 numbers, the rest of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital needed a new normal to manage large caseloads.
Enter Attend Anywhere.
Mike Wright, Innovation Business Partner at CW Innovation says:
In the third edition of their CEO Series, Leading Healthcare interviewed Nick Hulme, Chief Executive of East Suffolk & North Essex NHS Foundation Trust, to gain insight into how he has led the trust through Covid-19 and discussed what technologies he thought were crucial in working through the past few months.
Attend Anywhere has been the most useful and we got it up and running within 6 days to hold virtual consultations with patients. It was really important for us to keep our patients as safe as we could.
On a recent visit to the Isle Of Wight, Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, was given a demonstration of Attend Anywhere, as well as meeting volunteers via video link.
The Royal Stoke University Hospital and the County Hospital in Staffordshire now have 30 clinics using Attend Anywhere with more than 2,000 patients taking part in virtual consultations.
Patients feel that virtual clinics save them time and lowers stress and Attend Anywhere is making sure that patient care continues from the safest environment possible - their own homes.
Cystic fibrosis clinical nurse specialist Laura Barlow:
When one of my patients logged on to Attend Anywhere recently, it became apparent that they needed to be admitted urgently. This was clear to me because I was able to see them. We were able to arrange for the patient to be reviewed by a consultant, brought into hospital and begin treatment and this may have played a role in saving the patient's life.
More praise for Attend Anywhere from the Welsh Government with Children's Speech and Language Therapy teams working hard to support children and young people as well as their families and schools in the safest way possible.
Watch how Attend Anywhere has enabled patients to receive care closer to home:
Bedside manner in the age of Covid is covered in this reflective piece from fourth-year psychiatry student, Shaun Colley, who uses Attend Anywhere for seeing patients.
On video consultations from home:
Since the rollout, over 700 clinicians have been trained to use Attend Anywhere and over 800 video consultations are performed each week.
Check out these recent tweets from healthcare providers embracing Attend Anywhere.
If any group of health care professionals requires flexibility from their video consultation platform, it would be physiotherapists. The use of Attend Anywhere has had a huge positive impact on patient experience, resulting in double the number of patients being seen and more independence for elderly patients.
The University Maternity Hospital in Limerick have been using Attend Anywhere since May 2020. Hospital staff are now seeing nearly 100 patients per week, including one-on-one consultations as well as hosting Gestational Diabetes and Insulin Initiation clinics.
Attend Anywhere also allows you engage with a wide variety of people. Yvonne Moloney, a Registered Advanced Midwife Practitioner:
Certain patients have engaged very well with video calls, including non-Irish patients, patients who are nervous of becoming infected with COVID-19, patients travelling long distances, patients with child-minding difficulties, and with difficulties accessing public transport. Interpreters can also join the calls if necessary.