Primary Care

8th April 2020

Patient video consultations to get a welcome boost as 1 in 4 GPs become sick 

A new strategic partnership between myGP software creator iPLATO and GP service GPDQ has been launched to boost the capacity for NHS patient video consultations across […]
1st April 2020 to offer £1 consultations 

Online pharmacy and healthcare specialists are offering a video call service with their doctors for just £1. The Treated Live service allows patients to ask […]
2nd March 2020

Physiotherapy could be done at home using Virtual Reality

Current Physiotherapy techniques require patients to complete exercises at home, which doesn’t include much guidance Virtual reality (VR) combined with 3D Motion capture could allow movements […]
25th February 2020

Type 2 Diabetics miss out on a recommended annual kidney test

Type 2 Diabetics miss out on a recommended annual kidney test which can signal irreversible damage that may lead to fatal complications, survey reveals… The urine […]
9th September 2019

X-on’s GP phone system shortlisted for national award  

Public vote helps X-on’s Surgery Connect make it to the shortlist for this year’s General Practice Awards in the Technology/ Digital Solutions Provider category. Cloud communications […]
22nd August 2019

Innovative health partnership could transform chronic condition care

MJOG and my mhealth could help millions of patients with chronic conditions including COPD, asthma, heart disease and diabetes to self-manage more effectively Supporting NHS Long […]
21st August 2019

GP wait times drive rise in ‘Dr Google’

Stats reveal more than 100 million health searches made through Google as GP waiting times increase • Over 100million health-related Google searches were made in just […]
19th August 2019

Online checks to replace GP consultations

Commenting on the news from the NHS around people being offered health checks online instead of face-to-face GP consultations, Hamish Grierson, co-founder and CEO at proactive […]
4th June 2019

Health hubs are the future of GP practices – but how do we build the spokes?

The RCGP report, Fit For The Future, believes that GP practices will need to evolve into “wellbeing hubs” to meet our primary healthcare needs. I’ve been […]