ENT Consultant, MoAME, Honarary Teacher and Lecturere - MBHT
Advice and Guidance from professional colleagues, a useful resource
An increase in the number of referrals and thus waiting times for appointments in secondary care is an on-going pressure on NHS. Electronic consultations have been introduces over the years and have expanded to address the challenge of accession specialist opinions in a secondary care environment. However, it can be a costly service for patients to organise 'e-consultations' themselves, as the majority of these services are only privately.