Charities warn elderly may struggle with telephone appointments as GP surgeries move to replace face-to-face consultations

Charities warn elderly may struggle with telephone appointments as GP surgeries move to replace face-to-face consultations

Doctors across swathes of the country have been advised to stop face-to-face appointments with millions of patients, as charities warn that elderly and frailĀ people will struggle with replacement telephone consultations. Health chiefs have advised all 7,000 GP surgeriesĀ in England to start conducting as many telephone or video consultations as possible to reduce the risk of […]