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Near Me Video Calling

Fyne Homes is now offering Near Me Video Appointments

What is Near Me?

Near Me is a video consulting service that enables people to attend appointments from home or wherever is convenient. The service is already widely used across NHS Scotland for health and care appointments and the service is now being rolled out across a wide range of public services including Housing.

All you need is a device for making video calls like a smartphone, tablet or PC and an internet connection. Near Me is a secure form of video consulting approved for use by the Scottish Government and NHS Scotland.

To make a Near Me call, you need:

  • A device for making a video call, such as a smartphone, tablet or computer with a webcam and speaker (often built into laptops & tablets)
  • A reliable internet connection – wired or WiFi or mobile data. If you can watch a video online, your connection should be good enough for a video call
  • An up to date web browser (eg Chrome, Safari or Edge)

What is the benefit of a video consultation over a telephone call?

Sometimes an appointment can be completed by telephone but in other situations a video consultation provides additional benefits. For our association, it may be beneficial for providing housing advice or assistance with applications. The ability to share the screen can provide help filling out forms, while using the camera also allows you to show people what is needed, for example, requesting repairs.

I’m interested in using Near Me. What next?

Please let us know that you’d like to use Near Me when you next contact us.  We will then provide you with further information and next steps. Please note, the Near Me service will only be available on a pre-arranged appointment basis.

We can be contacted by:

Email: Postmaster@fynehomes.co.uk

Telephone: 0345 607 7117

Writing: Fyne Homes Ltd, 81 Victoria Street, Rothesay, Isle of Bute, PA20 0AP

 

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