NHS Must Deliver 80 Million GP Appointments Using Digital Health Apps

What role does digital healthcare have to play in an NHS primary care setting? CEO & Founder of Now Healthcare Group, Lee Dentith, discusses in his latest blog as GP practices are tasked with ensuring that 20% of patients use online health services.

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I have long since championed the incredible potential of digital healthcare services, particularly apps, and the hugely important role that they will play in the NHS over the years to come.

At a time when our National Health Service is faced with continuous pressures and placed under ever-increasing strain, it is evidently clear that healthcare apps that connect patients with a doctor remotely could significantly ease the burden on the NHS, both financially and in terms of relieving pressure.

A recent article I read in Pulse carried some very encouraging news for those of us in the digital health industry, concerning new non-contractual terms between NHS Employers and the GPC (General Practitioners Committee).


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NHS Must Deliver 80 Million GP Appointments Using Digital Health Apps

 

 


The Importance of Telehealth for Cancer Survivors

In his latest blog, CEO & Founder of Now Healthcare Group Lee Dentith discusses a new study from the University of Surrey which has explored the benefits of telehealth and remote care for cancer survivors.

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It’s always encouraging to read about more positive developments in the digital health industry, and recently a fascinating study concerning telehealth and cancer survivors caught my eye.

The study, conducted by researchers at The University of Surrey, revealed that the overwhelming majority of cancer survivors find the use of telehealth as a way of communicating with nurses and other healthcare professionals to be “positive and worthwhile.”


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The Importance of Telehealth for Cancer Survivors