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Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Near Me video consulting service: evaluation 2020 - main report

Published: 23 Mar 2021

This report presents the findings of an external evaluation of the rapid scaling-up of the Near Me video consultation service across health and care services in Scotland during 2020, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Near Me video consulting service: evaluation 2020 - main report
Appendix A: Near Me activity across Health Boards

Appendix A: Near Me activity across Health Boards

Appendix A1: Near Me activity by month and setting, Feb-Sep 2020
Month 2020 Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
Hospital / Other community
Ayrshire & Arran 26 94 573 1364 1993 1957 1442 1632
Borders 8 75 437 1079 1622 1698 1355 1441
Dumfries & Galloway 27 205 795 1804 2543 2652 2124 2294
Fife 3 133 734 1679 3245 3848 3544 4564
Forth Valley 26 318 1340 2395 3534 3694 3156 3861
Golden Jubilee 4 27 59 71 108 177 186 196
Grampian 214 1284 4497 6869 9393 9154 8932 9696
Greater Glasgow & Clyde 87 1227 3724 6904 10981 11331 11527 14053
Highland 338 471 1564 2793 3953 4042 3183 3459
Lanarkshire 59 336 1625 3715 5795 6064 5661 6265
Lothian 7 35 1244 3828 6341 6486 5480 6062
Orkney 11 87 233 353 489 496 353 400
Shetland 31 34 207 247 266 261 235 323
Tayside 48 204 1492 2452 3813 3853 3446 3927
Western Isles 33 151 311 512 626 510 339 442
Total Hospital / Other Community 922 4681 18835 36065 54702 56223 50963 58615
General Practice
Ayrshire & Arran 5 168 412 486 518 606 422 412
Borders 0 36 170 203 193 103 40 26
Dumfries & Galloway 1 122 357 301 259 192 214 256
Fife 0 205 579 841 901 843 683 808
Forth Valley 1 209 528 477 495 395 342 588
Grampian 21 895 2417 2911 2990 2726 2752 2385
Greater Glasgow & Clyde 0 1382 2998 2335 1937 1544 1477 1457
Highland 5 176 814 734 886 744 659 829
Lanarkshire 0 1082 2375 2483 2449 2198 1934 1735
Lothian 0 624 2301 3061 2668 2407 2030 1966
Orkney 0 62 148 165 140 141 58 114
Shetland 5 34 53 42 29 30 28 32
Tayside 0 95 474 531 460 442 354 410
Western Isles 0 12 59 32 25 41 17 5
Total General Practice 38 5,102 13,685 14,602 13,950 12,412 11,010 11,023
Total overall activity* 960 9,783 32,520 50,667 68,652 68,635 61,973 69,638

* Excludes 3rd sector organisations and other administrative systems (e.g. virtual reception desk, demos)

Appendix A2: Near Me activity by month and Health Board, Feb – Sept 2020
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Figure description:

Near Me video consultations: column chart of consultations by Health Board and month for the period February – September 2020.


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