Digital Health reports that eleven suppliers have been selected to provide video consultations for primary care in an effort to reduce the number of face-to-face consultations in primary care. The suppliers were responding to the 48-hour tender sent out by NHS England on 23 March and were selected from a group of 33 trusted suppliers.
The suppliers were asked to bid on five lots, including text messaging, video consultations and automated triage.
Each supplier has been told they will be working with a number Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) but the exact regions are yet to be confirmed.
Full story in Digital Health, 26 March 2020