Patient Online NHS England Presentation

Patient online
December 2014
National support
• Events in Leeds, Manchester and Newcastle
• Guidance available on NHS England website
– Getting ready checklist
– Posters to display in practices
– Leaflets for patients
– Examples of signage
– Case studies
• Patient online forum
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Posters to display in practices
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Leaflet for patients
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Signage for screens in practices
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Case studies
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Patient Online Community
• The Patient Online Community is our
programme’s online hub.
• It is a private and secure online environment
that allows us to communicate, collaborate
and share information with our stakeholders
• in real-time.
• If you would like to join please email:
[email protected]
Local support
• Communications pack produced to help support
GP practices implement patient online and
inform patients about what is available to them.
• You don’t need to have communications skills to
use the tools available in the pack, you can
always contact us if you need any advice.
• You can also work together with colleagues in
other practices to share ideas or produce pull up
banners etc.
Local support
Resources in communications pack for practices
• Syndicated articles for practices to use on their
website and in newsletters including versions for:
– General public
– Mother and baby groups
– People with long term conditions. I.e. asthma,
diabetes , COPD, ect
– When the practice reaches a landmark number of
patients who have registered
Local support
• Social media - does your GP practice have a Facebook
or Twitter account that can be used to support this
social media campaign?
• Twitter - #patientonline, example tweets:
– Need a doctors appointment? You can now do this online
on your own GP practice website #patientonline
– Need a repeat prescription? You can now do this online on
your own GP practice website #patientonline
– Winter is on it’s way, remember you can order your repeat
prescriptions online on your GP practice website
Local support
• News release produced for practices to send out
at their convenience to inform patients the
services which are available
• Teleconference/Webex can be organised early
next year for any practice managers/GPs who
would find it useful to discuss how each other are
• Promotional day/week of activity in GP practices
to promote patient online/give demonstrations of
how it works and what is available
• Communications pack available to practices –
• Articles, social media, news release sent out
by practices – over next few months
• Promotional day/week in GP practices – over
next few months
• Teleconference/Webex – early 2015 (if
• Register for patient online forum - now
• Are there any other materials or support you
would find useful?
• Do you have any feedback on the materials in
the resource pack?
• Any questions?
• Angela Clark, Communications Officer, NME
Communications Services,
[email protected] or
0113 825 2962
• Chloe Watson, Programme Communications
Manager, NHS England, [email protected]
or 07918 368 360

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