The Covid-19 crisis has led to the most dramatic transformation of primary care services ever seen, with most consultations moved to a remote model.
Suppliers have been told they will be working with a number of CCGs, but exact regions are yet to be confirmed, Digital Health News understands.
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77% of GPs surveyed said they had not received any training on delivering ‘digital-first’ care to patients, such as the correct use of webcams.
Paul Bate, managing director of NHS services for Babylon, told Digital Health News that setting up new patient lists would take ‘time, resource and cost’.
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NHS Digital has completed the first phase of the GP IT Futures procurement process, with 73 suppliers submitting tenders for the new, £484m framework.
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The supplier said it is planning to add some of its solutions and those of selected partners to the recently announced GP IT Futures framework.
The current penchant for GP networks is in many ways understandable, says our GP columnist Neil Paul. But is the IT keeping up? No.
In his last column of 2018, our GP columnist, Neil Paul, looks back at what his GP federation as achieved throughout the year.
Neil Paul and his colleagues have had just about enough of primary care IT problems, with infrastructure and software alike causing headaches. So why – our GP columnist asks – is focus being placed on non-fundamental features and his STP talking about potentially cutting primary care IT investment?