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GP online services; let’s get the message out there!

21st July 2017

Anna Trela, GP IT Facilitator NEL CSU, talks about what still needs to be done to get patients online #GPonlineLondon… Wandsworth, our diverse and vibrant borough in south west London, is passionate about providing residents with greater access to GP services. We believe providing patients with the tools to manage  their health leads to better […]

Patients thrive when they manage their own health

21st July 2017

Lyn Crawford, reception staff at Earlsfield Medical Practice, encourages patients to use #GPonlineLondon… I think providing technology and digital access for patients is a great thing and I’m a big advocate of GP online services for our patients in Wandsworth. I’ve made it my mission to get all our patients online in the next few […]

A NW state of mind

21st July 2017

Kwesi Afful writes about his digital quest to get patients using #GPonlineLondon… It seemed like a daunting task when as part of my role at North West London Collaboration of 8 CCGS (clinical commissioning groups); I was tasked with leading the drive to increase patient registration to GP Online Services. With the help of Healthy […]

Are we there yet?

21st July 2017

Registering patients for #GPonlineLondon is good for practices and patients says Digital Innovation Lead, Kwesi Afful… Usually a question more commonly heard from the back seat of a car on a journey testing the patience of all, I’m reflecting on where we are at on journey to a new and exciting place; the NHS use […]

24/7 access to GP services

21st July 2017

Jane Lindo, Deputy Programme Director of Transforming Primary Care, on why #GPonlineLondon benefits practices and patients… I am really excited about the changes taking place in primary care and the digital journey currently underway to provide patients with greater access and involvement in their health. Part of this journey is the continued roll out of GP […]

A digital solution to a complex problem?

21st July 2017

Mark Harmon, Junior Doctor, Strategic and Brand Director eConsult and Clinical Fellow, gives his views on the importance of #GPonlineLondon.   The NHS faces many challenges. Patients are struggling to access their GP, health conditions are becoming more complex, treatments more expensive, and often patients simply do not know where to go for help. This […]

Adding life into years for cancer patients with lymphoedema

12th July 2017

Dr Karen Robb, Macmillan Rehabilitation Clinical Lead for our Transforming Cancer Services Team, explains how we’re working to support cancer patients affected by lymphoedema in London. I have worked as a specialist cancer physiotherapist for over 20 years and have spent the majority of my clinical time working with people living with the consequences of […]

Manage your health, your way with GP online services

23rd June 2017

Dr Murray Ellender is a London GP and a partner in The Hurley Group practices. He is also CEO of eConsult. Here he explains his passion for digital innovation in primary care and its potential to affordably transform everyday healthcare.  We get our news, shopping and banking online. Now we can manage our health online […]

GP online services are brilliant!

23rd June 2017

Bipin Dittani is a local resident of Harrow, a GP patient and chair of his local practice patient group. Here he describes why he’s a fan of the GP online services that take the hassle out of seeing a GP. I’m a big supporter of GP online services and feel so strongly about patients having […]

Supporting Londoners affected by cancer

16th May 2017

Dr Philippa Hyman, Macmillan Mental Health Clinical Lead for our Transforming Cancer Services team, writes about how we’re working to improve psychological support for people affected by cancer. One in two people will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives. Earlier diagnosis and improved treatment means more Londoners are now surviving cancer and […]