The NHS should ‘harness’ new technology such as Babylon’s GP at Hand app, and ensure that it becomes available to all patients, health secretary Matt Hancock has said.

In his first speech since being appointed to the role last week, Mr Hancock acknowledged complaints against the ‘revolutionary’ model but said it ‘works brilliantly’ for him.

Following reports last week that Mr Hancock uses GP at Hand, GP leaders said they were ‘very concerned’ and hoped ‘that this does not signal his general approach’… more

Pulse: 20 July 2018


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