Are online consultations the way forward?

Wales offer elderly digital appointments Elderly patients could be offered online consultations with hospital doctors to prevent them having to travel long distances for appointments. The pilot scheme in rural north Wales will see patients be able to go to their local GP surgery and have an internet video link appointment with their hospital consultant. The […]

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Dementia training for NHS staff

1.3 million employees to be provided with vital training Health minister Dr Dan Poulter has pledged that specialist dementia training for all 1.3 million NHS workers will be carried out over the next four years to improve care services. With only half of dementia sufferers being formally diagnosed, experts reveal that too many health workers do not […]

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