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Fifteen-minute consultation: How to undertake an effective video consultation for children, young people and their families


The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we work in paediatrics with increasing use of virtual consultations. When optimised, a great deal can be achieved through video consultation compared with telephone, but accessibility and clinical risk need to be carefully considered and managed. This article aims to provide a structured approach with top tips for planning and delivering video consultations effectively in paediatrics.

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