Hancock backs expansion of GP consultations via smartphone

Matt Hancock has backed the expansion of GP consultations via smartphone, just days after local commissioners blocked an expansion of a major digital practice citing patient safety.

The new health secretary said he is registered with the controversial but fast-growing digital first GP at Hand service.

Speaking at West Suffolk Hospital today, Mr Hancock said the service was “brilliant for me” and described negative responses to his support for the service as “instructive”….read more

HSJ: 20 July 2018

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