Benefits of the talking tools in A and E. As A and E’s begin to use this system the following statement is becoming a very familiar statement .
In an emergency situation the talking tools are invaluable.
The reasons being given by doctors and nurses for this include the;
- ease of access
- availability without extra cost at weekends and through the nights
- availability of phrasebook for those sentences frequently used which also sped up the process of triage, general form filling in and information gathering.
- waiting for a translator/interpreter can be too long but this is when the online tool comes into its own.
There are many challenges ahead of all healthcare providers including the new CCG’s, if you would like us to be part of your solution contact John via email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 07525 323219.