PPA Webinar: Reflections on Digital Consultations

The PPA hosted a webinar on 4th June 2020 in response to the need for delivering consultations online due to COVID-19. The webinar recording is available here.

Resources from the webinar have also been collated and are accessible here. 

The Physiotherapy Pain Association is delighted to present this webinar.

Clinical practice is changing rapidly to accommodate social distancing guidance.

With many services offering digital consultations, this PPA Webinar aims to share the experiences of patients and clinicians to share practice and learning.

Louise Trewern, Patient Advocate, Vice chair Patient Voice Committee the British Pain Society - Views and experience of a virtual consultation.

Leila Heelas, Lead Physiotherapist in Optimise Pain Rehabilitation Unit, Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT - Patient and clinician experience of virtual consultations – early feedback

Anthony Gilbert, HEE/NIHR Clinical Doctoral Research Fellow RNOH/Uni of Southampton - Rapid implementation of virtual clinics due to COVID 19 audit

Emma Mair, Chronic Pain Primary Care Clinical Lead for the Scottish Govt Chronic Pain Advisory Board & Pain Management Physiotherapist NHS Ayrshire & Arran - Exploring barriers to digital rehabilitation

Selina Johnson, Pain Management Physiotherapist in the Walton Centre & PhD candidate - Reflections on team support for virtual consultations

Clair Jacobs, Lead Pain Management Physiotherapist at INPUT Pain Unit Guy's and St Thomas' NHS FT - Supporting patients using online resources

Cristina Serrao, Patient Director Camden MSK Services and Lived Experience Ambassador NHS England - Views on service recovery and providing digital options into the future.

The webinar was hosted by PPA Vice Chair, Jackie Walumbe. The discussion provides insight on the needs of patients and clinicians to embrace digital consultations and encourages clinicians to reflect on aspects of interacting with patients digitally.

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Resources mentioned and related to the webinar are available here.

Watch the recording of the webinar now!