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Offer more same-day phone consultations for urgent patients to reduce burden on 'creaking' A&E, GPs told


Phone consultations take as much time as face to face consultations with the disadvantage of being unable to see the patient . More consultations need more clinicians. The demographic dictates that more consultations are necessary no matter in what form these encounters take place. The highest needs are those elderly patients who are least likely to use Skype.

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13 Nov 2013

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