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Doctor Visits In UK To Be Replaced By Skype

Doctor Visits In UK To Be Replaced By Skype

By Ted Jeory
Sunday November 25,2012

A BID to save nearly £3billion by slashing appointments with a doctor and treating patients via computer will put lives at risk, ministers were warned.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is planning a technological revolution that could spell the end of the traditional doctor’s surgery.
A new system of “virtual clinics” is being planned in which GPs connect with patients via iPads and Skype, an idea that NHS bosses are importing from India.

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