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Anywhere Consult

EMIS Health

Solution ID: 10000-002

Solution information last updated: 8 April 2020



EMIS’ mobile working solution designed to provide full access to EMIS Web & other essential NHS digital services via a portable 2-in-1 device. Connectivity via WAN, Wi-Fi or 4G helps maintain real-time access to vital patient information at the point of care, supporting informed decision making.

Full description

Flexible mobile working is an essential part of ensuring that you can deliver great care when and where it’s needed. By giving you complete access to EMIS Web when working remotely, Anywhere Consult provides the support you need to make the most effective decisions at the point of care. With full and secure access to a patient’s medical record, including their medications and appointments, it gives you access to important information no matter where you are. Attachments and information can be easily stored too, and you can view, edit and update patient records in real time. Anywhere Consult provides you with a back-up in an emergency, since it allows you to continue to use your clinical system even if your site is inaccessible.


This Catalogue Solution has the following features that can help meet needs in primary care:
  • acts as one core device that brings all your on-site and remote needs together.
  • access to network through a secure 3G, Wi-Fi or LAN connection, with integrated smart card reader
  • this means you can access essential NHS systems and services, including email and NWW websites.
  • allows you to keep connected with your colleagues when working remotely.
  • can be integrated with EMIS Mobile to combine offline working with online.
  • gain the same capabilities when on your organisation’s premises with an optional Microsoft licence.

Capabilities met - NHS assured

This Catalogue Solution has demonstrated that it can help meet the following needs in primary care:

Productivity, 1.0.1

Supports Patients/Service Users and Health and Care Professionals by delivering improved efficiency or experience related outcomes.
How this capability was met
Capabilities are a set of requirements that are defined using short descriptions called epics. Capabilities are achieved when a Catalogue Solution meets the required epics.
There are two types of epic: must and may. Some capabilities require the Catalogue Solution to meet all of the must epics, some require only one must epic to be met. May epics are optional.
This Catalogue Solution has achieved the following:


View information about the systems this Catalogue Solution integrates with to exchange data:

NHS assured integrations

To find out more about these NHS assured integrations, follow the links below.

Supplier asserted integrations

Supplier asserted integrations are interoperability interfaces prepared by a supplier and are not specified or assured by the NHS.

Implementation timescales

These are the typical processes and timescales to implement this Catalogue Solution:
The typical timescales for the implementation of Anywhere Consult is 6 weeks depending on the patient list size.

Client application type

This Catalogue Solution is supported by the following client application types:
Browser-based application

Supported browser types

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Internet Explorer 10

Mobile responsive


Mobile first approach


Plug-ins or extensions required


Minimum connection speed


Screen resolution and aspect ratio

16:9 - 1366 x 768

Hardware requirements

The browser activities are only supported in relation to the native desktop client therefore mirror the native desktop client hardware requirements detailed below.

Additional information

Browser versions supported: - Google Chrome v48 and later - Internet Explorer 10 - Firefox v38 - Microsoft Edge v38
Native desktop application

Supported operating systems

Microsoft Windows 8.1 (x86 x64) Microsoft Windows 10 (x86 x64)

Minimum connection speed


Memory size


Storage space

10GB free disk space

Processing power

Intel Core i3 equivalent or higher

Screen resolution and aspect ratio

16:9 - 1366 x 768

Third-party components

.NET framework 4

Device capabilities

The application requires connectivity to the EMIS Data Centre.

Hardware requirements

EMIS Health will provide you with all relevant hardware.

Additional information

EMIS Health do not support the use of on-screen keyboards for 2 in 1 devices.

Hosting type

These are the ways this Catalogue Solution can be hosted:
Private cloud

Data center hosting model

The data centre hosting model is the same as EMIS Web GP. A HSCN/N3 connection is supplied with the solution.
End user devices must be connected to HSCN/N3


These are the supplier’s development plans for this Catalogue Solution:

About supplier

We’re the UK leader in connected healthcare software & services. Through innovative IT, we help healthcare professionals access the information they need to provide better, faster and more cost effective patient care. Our clinical software is used in all major healthcare settings from GP surgeries to pharmacies, communities, hospitals, and specialist services. By providing innovative, integrated solutions, we’re working to break the boundaries of system integration & interoperability. We also specialise in supplying IT infrastructure, software and engineering services and, through our technical support teams, we have the skills and knowledge to enhance your IT systems. Patient ( is the UK’s leading health website. Designed to help patients play a key role in their own care, it provides access to clinically authored health information leaflets, videos, health check and assessment tools and patient forums.

Learn more

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Contact details

Internal Sales Team
0845 1245 245 and select Option 1