RCGP survey provides snapshot of how GP care is accessed

Friday, 31 July 2020

Remote consultations can provide both benefits and challenges for patients and GPs and while convenient and efficient for many, ‘won’t be suitable or preferable for everyone’ the Royal College of GPs has said as it releases the results of a survey of its members.

The college says that general practice has undergone a ‘technological revolution’ during the COVID-19 pandemic and that there are lessons to be learnt from the new ways GPs and their teams have been working – but that post-pandemic it is vital patients are able to access GP services in ways that meet their health needs and preferences. More....