The NHS ONE applications are ways of using the video technology in the healthcare environment. The list below details some of the known use cases.
Multi-disciplinary team meetings
Participants across a vast and geographically dispersed area need to collaborate from locations including GP practice, home and office desk. Share any data including PACS and microscope images.
Management and Project meetings
Collaborate with all team members across a number of devices as if you were in the same room.
Instant messages, schedule meetings, instantly dial into video meetings from your mobile phone.
Virtual consultations, link to care homes, hospitals and other GPs and NHS staff remotely.
Connect to other video conferencing systems in hospitals across the country and internationally.
Clinicians and staff linking from home or remotely
Save time, travel and expenses.
Link to patients
GPs, clinicians, carers, healthcare assistants and family members can virtually link to patients at home or in care homes from any device with an internet connection.
Remote access to specialists. Consultants can control specialist cameras remotely for applications including remote stroke diagnosis and speech and language therapy.
Link to External Organisations
Including prisons, care organisations, schools and law firms.
Expand the surgical theatre beyond the 4 walls for medical education. Multiple pan tilt zoom cameras can be remotely controlled.
Virtual Patient Visits
Family members across the world can link to patients ensuring distance is not an obstacle to communication.
Virtual Ward Rounds
Specialists can link into the medical cart on the wards to assess patients and to assist nurses.
Mobile systems in ambulances to link paramedics to remote specialists for immediate assistance.
International telehealth links between hospitals to share knowledge and assist with patients.
Virtual rehabilitation services, information for carers via webinars.
Translators can be linked to remotely to translate to foreign patients.