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Virtual MSK MDT

There are so many points within a patient’s MSK pathway that can be enhanced with a virtual MDT from: A) Advice & guidance from primary care - triage to correct subspecialty (e.g. spine v shoulder or hip,)  B) Assess need for imaging / neurophysiology/ gait analysis pre consultation. C) need for surgical outpatient at all in very elderly or significant comorbidities  D) Advice & guidance in secondary care e.g rheumatology to orthopaedics; orthopaedics to pain team;...

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Specific rehab videos

The outpatient physiotherapists have created videos that can be shared via an emailed link with specific exercises for each Stage of the recovery eg immediately post proximal humeral fracture, 2 - 4 weeks post injury, 4-6 weeks etc

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Emergency Nurse Practitioners & dedicated minor injuries T&O training

We have read the benefits of early orthopaedic decision making in MIU/ED. We can still maintain the location/geography and personnel but enhance the service. This all relies on education and empowerment of ENPs and trainees from both ED and T&O. If ENPs are integrated into T&O the patient outcomes and experience would include: Correct diagnosis Correct splint application/rehab treatment  Earlier planning for surgery  Reduced return to clinic  Greater patient reassurance...

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Keep Ring fenced T&O wards

Trauma patients are scattered across the hospital: Ward nurses and physiotherapists are not necessarily MSK trained and so are unfamiliar with caring for trauma patients resulting in suboptimal rehabilitation. Reduced orthogeriatrician access. Increased length of stay. Reduced / ineffective communication with patients and or next of kin. Frustrated patients, next of kin and staff.

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Unilateral Decision Making

A Shared / MDT / multiple decision makers approach will: Put the patient and their kin at the centre  of care needs. Allowed equitable resource management.  Highlight best practice to colleagues.

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Regular Online staff wellbeing meetings

We are all having to adjust to new roles for an undefined period of time, with no certainty of when or how this period will end. Trainees are particularly vulnerable and so a weekly online wellbeing session in EOE T&O has enabled them:  A vehicle to discuss their concerns. Hear what their colleagues situations are across the region and nationally. Allowed trainers/TPDs more regular contact than previously. Disseminate best practices/ideas with their local seniors that can improve...

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Increased signposting of minor injuries/ fracture clinic patients to online resources such as our own organic video information site: www.fractureinfo.co.uk

1) empowering patients 2) educating non orthopaedic medical professionals  3) reducing footfall through face to face clinic 4) improving patient experience by reducing their time and cost spent within the hospital environment  5) reducing NHS costs by switching from plasters requiring manual maintenance and removal to use of reusable splints.

3.5 Points
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Niel Kang

Cambridge, United Kingdom

Joined this community on May 12, 2020

Bio Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon Director of education for T&O Higher Surgical Training East of England ODEP & Beyond Compliance for Shoulders panel member

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Cambridge University Hospitals NHS FT

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