Setting Up and Progressing your Ophthalmology Virtual Clinics
This one-day workshop is an exciting opportunity to hear first-hand from a team who have successfully established virtual clinics within their ophthalmology service. Discover how they built the business case, implemented the clinics and successfully reduced backlog, improved access and enhanced efficiency.
This ophthalmology NHS workshop has been designed especially for those who are looking to set up and/or progress their provision of virtual clinics. This interactive study will provide the opportunity to advance your knowledge and develop practical solutions to implement within your service. Take one day out and delve into:
- Improving patient access and reducing backlog
- Practicalities of delivering virtual clinics
- Explore a practical plan for setting up your virtual clinics
- Enhancing your knowledge through exploring the success of others
This exciting workshop will enable you to understand the road map and build a business case to set up and progress virtual clinics. You will leave the day with a plan to:
- Deliver a virtual clinic that meets Referral to Treatment standards
- Benchmark your service against the national picture
- Develop a business case to set up a virtual clinic, secure funding and obtain clinical governance buy in
This day is a must attend for NHS professionals working within ophthalmology, this event is designed for but not limited to:
- Ophthalmology Service Managers and Leads
- Consultant Ophthalmologist
- Ophthalmology Matrons, Sisters, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Nurse Consultants and Nurses
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|9.30||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|10.00||Introductions and opening remarks|
Virtual clinics as the future of ophthalmology consultations
|10.10||The Five Year Forward View: redesigning your elective care services to eliminate consultation backlog|
How will virtual clinics help enable you to meet ‘right person, right place, right time’ targets?
Consider how to measure new services against the Referral To Treatment (RTT) standard
Improve access to ensure patients are diagnosed, treated and managed in appropriate care settings
|10.40||Interactive session: Implementing the recommendations of the National Elective Care Transformation Program|
Discuss how you see your service setting up virtual clinics to meet the enhanced efficiency targets set by NHS England. How can you improve your patient experience through greater virtual clinic provision? Consider your next steps in the process and how you will approach these.
Practicalities of delivering virtual clinics
|11.30||Case study: Setting up a virtual clinic to reduce consultation backlog|
Practicalities of setting up and delivering virtual clinics for your ophthalmology service
Obtaining buy in, getting equipment connected and training your team to be competent virtual clinic technology
Measuring the success: reduction in backlog, improved access and enhanced efficiency
|12.10||Interactive session: What impact could virtual clinics have on your ophthalmology service?|
Take this opportunity to benchmark your service against others. Consider where your service is now, your consultation backlog and how virtual clinics can change the way your service is delivered.
Developing a practical plan for setting up and increasing virtual clinic provision
|1.40||Preparing a business case: How to secure the funding for the demand in your service|
Discover best practice advice for conducting an impact assessment to compare cost and savings
Utilise data and research to drive the case for virtual clinics, understand cost implications and resourcing challenges associated with virtual clinics
Ensure you have the skill set within your service to be able to deliver nurse-led virtual clinics
|2.20||Interactive session: Create an implementable business plan to obtain funding and develop new virtual clinics|
Learn how to analyse your service demand, identify areas for greater virtual clinic provision, gain clinical buy-in, and ensure the necessary resources and staffing. Develop a business case to help to obtain clinical governance buy in and apply for funding.
The roadmap to achieving a successful virtual clinic
|3.00||Case Study: An in-depth review of the process of setting up a Glaucoma virtual clinic|
Explore the drivers for setting up a Glaucoma virtual clinic: reducing backlog, improving access and enhancing efficiency
A practical step-by-step guide to the virtual clinic process for ophthalmology
Understand the IT systems required to support patient referral pathways
|3.40||Interactive session: Build your own step-by-step guide for setting up and running a virtual clinic in order to reduce backlog|
Consider how the lessons learnt from Sheffield’s experience can be applied to your own service. Discuss the step-by-step process with your colleagues, consider what success for virtual clinics looks like and how you can measure your service against this.
|4.20||Close of day|
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