In March, GPs were urged to move to remote consultations where possible in a bid to reduce the spread of Covid-19. The result was a surge in the number of appointments conducted at a distance: in May alone, 48% of GP appointments were carried out over the phone. … [Read more...] about NHS reminder about face-to-face appointments angers GPs
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TESTING: What tests are available? SYMPTOMS: What are they and how to guard against them? LOOK-UP TOOL: How many cases in your area? LOCAL LOCKDOWNS: What happens if you have one? TEST AND TRACE: How does it work? It comes as thousands of doctors say a second peak is likely this winter - and is their greatest fear. … [Read more...] about NHS tells GPs they must offer patients face-to-face appointments
Dr Richard Vautrey, the GP committee chair at the British Medical Association, said: “There has been a massive change from the vast majority of consultations in general practice taking place face to face, to now the vast majority taking place by telephone or increasingly by video consultation.” … [Read more...] about GP appointments by phone and video surge during coronavirus lockdown
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In a grim assessment of the slog to come, Prof Whitty said: 'Everybody I think in the country will know, and it has been widely reported that the period over autumn and winter, which is the period when all respiratory viruses have an advantage because people crowd together, more things are done indoors amongst other reasons, it is going to be difficult. … [Read more...] about Boris’s mass COVID testing moonshot ‘to cost £100BILLION’: PM’s plan to get life back to normal is forecast to cost almost as much as entire NHS budget – as experts warn it may not even be possible