Remote Consulting for Clinicians – A focus on safety netting

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Remote Consulting for Clinicians - A focus on safety netting

Event Summary

This is a practical skills workshop for all clinicians who undertake remote consulting in hours or in the out of hours setting.

Wednesday, 6 December
12:00 - 14:00
Andy Eaton Zoom, Hampshire, United Kingdom

Main Contact

LEaD Team
This training course is accessible for wheelchair users.
If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them in advance of the course to let them know.

Event Speakers & Trainers

Dr Andy Eaton
Dr Andy Eaton
Speaker & Trainer
ZOOM ONLINE EVENT This training will be run over Zoom from an account owned by the Trainer and NOT Wessex LMCs NB: This means we will need to provide the trainers with your email address and contact details - continuing with a booking on this basis will constitute your tacit agreement to this. To participate you will need to install Zoom on your device, ensure it has a microphone, speaker, and camera. Please Note: Some trainers will no longer allow you to stay on the call if you do not have your camera operating.

Log into Zoom 11:45 session runs 12:00 to 14:00

To participate you will need a device capable of running Zoom, that also has a microphone and speaker, a camera is beneficial but not essential.


This is a practical skills workshop for all clinicians who undertake remote consulting in hours or in the out of hours setting.


The course offers advice, examples, case scenarios and feedback to help you to become more confident in the skills needed for remote consulting. There will be a focus on using effective safety netting to prevent complaints.


The learning objectives for the session will be

  • To develop strategies to elicit red flags remotely and to safety net safely
  • To consider which worst case scenarios need to be excluded in any given presentation
  • To explore ways to prioritise the gathering of important data
  • To give you confidence in your work while consulting remotely and reduce the risk of complaints

Previous Delegate Feedback

"Very helpful in showing how remote consulting can be made safer during these challenging times"

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Event Speakers & Trainers

Dr Andy Eaton
Dr Andy Eaton

Dr Andy Eaton is a Somerset GP Educator with over 20 years experience (in and out of hours), who is heavily involved in multi professional remote consulting training working with various GP Education Trusts and OOH Providers in the South West.

Price List



Price (Inc VAT)

All GPs and members of staff working within GP practices in the Wessex LMCs’ catchment area

This option is for everyone working in a Practice in the Wessex LMC catchment area that does not fit into one of the other options on offer.


Hampshire and Isle of Wight - AHPs & Nurses

We are delighted that NHS South East have agreed to fund this course for all AHPs & members of the Nursing Team working in Practices in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. To access this funding you must be an AHP or member of the Nursing Team working in a Practice in Hampshire (excluding North East Hants) or the Isle of Wight.


Non Members

This is the cost if you are not working in a Practice in the Wessex LMCs catchment area. £75.00

Waiting List

Please be advised there are spaces available on this course unless it states otherwise. If a course is full you will be given the option to book on the waiting list. If you are on the waiting list and a place becomes available, you will be notified automatically you do NOT need to contact Wessex LMCs. 


All delegate fees are non-refundable, however, if it has been agreed that a refund is possible, it will be subject to an administration charge of £5 for fees of £100 or less, or £10 for fees more than £100.

Attendance Details

In certain circumstances, we will share details of attendance or non-attendance with the person who booked and/or funded this course for the delegate. If you have any objection to your attendance status being shared, please can you contact Louise Greenwood (Director of Education & Training, Wessex LMCs) at least 48 hours before the start of the training on

Pharmaceutical Sponsorship

This event may be sponsored by pharmaceutical company/ies having the opportunity for promotional product presentation at the start of the meeting. No pharmaceutical companies have been involved in the selection of speakers, agenda items, or any other matters relating to this training. Your name and Practice will be shared with the Rep but not your email address.

Further Dates

No Further Dates.