Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, video consultations in Scotland have rapidly escalated. From a mere 300 video consultations a week pre-pandemic, Near Me is now seeing a staggering 17,000, with around 150,000 in total!
Building on this and looking to the future, the Scottish Government has produced a vision that plans for all health and care consultations in Scotland to be provided by Near Me, whenever it is appropriate.
To raise awareness about the vision, a major engagement exercise is underway across Scotland to find out what people think about having their appointments by Near Me and how it might be improved for the future. You can take part in the online survey here. For more information or questions about Near Me, you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.