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GPs should do 'all' consultations remotely going forward, says health secretary

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I think that he is right. We do most of our consultations remotely and it is more efficient as many can be managed with a brief email/text conversation without phone or video without seeing the patient. That is where the savings are so that time to give to those that need it and that small number that need to be seen. It is not without problems and it is a shift in working practice but I think that we are good at learning new skills and adapting to change. I cannot see us returning to what was before.

Posted date

30 Jul 2020

Posted time

1:52pm

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