COVID-19 Rapid Response - ANP online Triage Service for Primary Care
I am fully registered as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) with assessment, diagnostic and prescribing skills. I am also an Immunologist & Public Health Advisor and have been closely following the news as the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic increases exponentially. I am actively working with members of the public by phone and online, helping them to recognise the symptoms, understand the mode of spread and prevention measures required against the disease COVID-19.
I wish to offer my services, to help relieve the pressure amongst GPs and other medical staff. I can do this by the provision of telephone and/or video-based consultations and advice for patients contacting primary care, most importantly, taking calls from those worried about the COVID-19 outbreak. In her letter to GPs on the 19th of March, 2020, Dr Nikita Kanani, Medical Director for Primary Care for NHS England & NHS Improvement, states that, as “an urgent priority”, all General Practices “Move to a Total Triage System” using online or telephone services. My proposal supports that outlined in her letter .
I am experienced in delivering both telephone and online training and am happy to assist in this area and provide ongoing support to your staff, as required.
Get in touch to discuss due to the urgent nature of this requirement throughout the NHS. #thankthenhs