Chants of ‘GP at Hand should be banned’ could be heard in east London as a group of patients, GPs and NHS staff protested against the service.
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An online primary care provider failed to pass the details of 400 patients to their GPs despite having consent to do so, a CQC report has revealed.
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Hammersmith and Fulham CCG could be facing additional costs of more than £10.6 million in order to continue funding Babylon’s GP at Hand practice.
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NHS England has issued a tender for an independent evaluation of Babylon’s GP at Hand service after the national body lodged a ‘formal objection’ to a significant further roll out of the service.
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Babylon and two other medical apps have been removed from the NHS Apps Library with NHS England citing beta testing as the reason behind it.
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A former NHS Improvement chairman has been appointed to an advisory board of the private GP digital service Push Doctor.
The on-demand healthcare provider that offers to deliver a doctor to your door has expanded its service thanks to increased funding.
An increased roll out of Babylon Healthcare’s GP at Hand service was postponed after NHS England lodged a “formal objection”, it has been revealed.
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The Department of Health has announced the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is to be given the power to rate even more healthcare services including online GP consultations.
Babylon Health Services says it has ‘duty’ to point out CQC ‘shortcomings’