EMIS Health, Microtest and Vision are tasked with developing an IT Managed Services Framework to meet the needs of Scottish GPs.
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Part of the contract includes GP practices ensuring that they can offer online consultations by April 2020.
The service, which uses the name KRY in Sweden, has partnered up with GP practices in North West Surrey and the North West of England
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NHS Bradford City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) confirmed on 24 October that GP practices across the area have been affected.
A month on from the introduction of NHS WiFi at Crystal Peaks Medical Centre, Dr Kirsty Gillgrass reports related improvements for staff and patients alike.
All 1,311 GP surgeries in the capital can now use the electronic prescription service (EPS) to send prescriptions to pharmacists.
The virtual centre allows patients to book telephone and video consultations with a GP, nurse practitioner or prescribing pharmacist seven days a week.
Analysis has concluded there are a number of ways in which GP payment may need to be updated in order to make way for technological innovations.
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Jeremy Hunt promised the app in September 2017 and has hailed it as a ‘world-first’ as it puts patients in the driving seat.
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