Virtual appointments provided by hospitals

Hospitals across Derbyshire have replaced some face-to-face outpatient appointments with 'virtual appointments' by phone and video. Patients can receive medical advice without the need to leave their own homes with virtual appointments an additional option to make it easier for people to meet in a way that’s convenient fit day-to-day life.

Virtual appointments are avaialble with an array of health professionals within hospitals such as hospital consultants, clinical nurse specialists and other members of their team.

View the presentation on virtual appointments to find out about:

  • Myths and facts
  • How patients felt about their virtual consultation experience 
  • Clinicians comments
  • Community benefits (statistics from Chestefield Royal Hospital)
  • Tips for preparing for a virtual appointment

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