Secondary care outpatients - your hospital appointments

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If you are referred to a specialist you may be given an outpatient appointment, either to attend in person or (if clinically appropriate) using the Near Me video consultancy system.

Information about what to expect at outpatient appointments in Highland

Information needed here - to be written by a consultant (and/or video)


More information about what to expect at outpatient appointments

What happens when you go to see a chest specialist - My lungs, my life

Making the most of your visit to the doctor - Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS)

How to make the most of a visit to your doctor - leaflet from Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS)

Get ready for your appointment - My lungs, my life

What to ask your doctor - NHS UK

Get the most from your medical appointments - British Heart Foundation (BHF) - while not aimed specifically at people with respiratory conditions, this link still provides lots of useful advice

What matters to you - a video about the importance of healthcare staff asking patients "what matters to you?"



For more information about using Near Me for consultations, please visit the national Near Me website where you will find an FAQ and technical information.  You can make a test call on the NHS Highland Near Me webpage If you are still unsure about using Near Me, contact AbilityNet for technical support on: 0800 048 7642 during office hours, or email:


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