GPs urge caution over health secretary's push for 'all' consultations to be remote

GPs have accused the health secretary of failing to understand ‘the importance of human contact’ after he used a major speech to say that all future GP consultations should be carried out remotely unless there is ‘a compelling clinical reason' not to.

by Luke Haynes
Remote consultations (Photo: andresr/Getty Images)
Remote consultations (Photo: andresr/Getty Images)

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