MyClinic, which allows users to attend video consultations with a GP and pay for them using cryptocurrency, will be piloted with patients registered at the Groves Medical Centre in New Malden from July, before launching to the general public later in 2018.
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Digital Health News talks to London GP, Dr Kichu Jayakumar, about working as an online doctor for ‘B2D’ service videoDoc.
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Through the Vitality GP app, customers can set up video consultations with their GP, get onward consultant referrals if needed, arrange physical and psychological therapy sessions and find verified health information.
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A private online video GP consultation service has been found to be delivering unsafe care in a damning report by the Care Quality Commission.
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Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is becoming the first NHS trust to use remote video sign language technology to support deaf patients.
GPs across Greater London and surrounding counties will be provided with access to video consultations software, with hopes it will jump start the historically slow uptake of the technology.
A rural northern county is benefiting from an online psychological family therapy service for patients with severe mental illness and their families.
Another mobile-based digital health service app, Babylon Health, has passed regulatory muster.
GP video subscription apps will come under increased regulatory scrutiny next years, as the number of companies offering remote consultation continues to grow.
Digital Health reporter Laura Stevens takes a look at online and video consultations with GPs, and asks whether these will remain private services, or find a role within the NHS.