Health secretary says Babylon-style GP model should become ‘available to all’

The Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, in his first speech since being appointed to the role, has said that the NHS should ‘harness’ new technology such as Babylon’s GP at Hand app, and ensure that it becomes available to all patients.

Mr Hancock did also acknowledge complaints against the ‘revolutionary’ model but said it ‘works brilliantly’ for him.

Pulse reported that following reports last week that Mr Hancock uses GP at Hand, GP leaders have said they are ‘very concerned’ and hoped ‘that this does not signal his general approach’.

Full story in Pulse: 20 July 2018


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