Tuesday, 5 December 2017

Why wait for an appointment when you can see a GP via phone?

Why wait for an appointment when you can see a GP via phone? People are more comfortable with using tech than critics of the GP at Hand app, which I launched, claim

Last month, I, alongside several colleagues, launched a new digital service that makes NHS GPs available to people – initially in London – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week via their mobile phones.

GP at Hand harnesses technology to cut down the wait for a routine GP appointment from the current average of around two weeks to just a matter of minutes via video consultation. Face-to-face appointments are available on the same day or next if needed. Like any other NHS service, it’s free and means patients can see a GP when and where they want. Continue reading... The Guardian

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