Virtual Medical Appointments
The pandemic has shown that being apart from our loved ones doesn’t necessarily mean being out of touch.
There’s been a real surge in the number of us enjoying virtual visits through video technology like Zoom , FaceTime or WhatsApp.
But these technologies aren’t just useful for fulfilling our social needs - there’s a role to play in meeting our medical needs as well.
During the pandemic 70 per cent of all GP consultations were carried out remotely. Even as the lockdown eases it’s clear that virtual medical appointments are here to stay.
These can be especially useful for seniors as it means they can get medical attention without having to travel to a surgery or sit around in a waiting room.
Here's a guide.
The people at Which? have got more details here.