Today we are speaking with Dr Thomas Round on the topic of remote consultations in general practice.
Dr Thomas Round is a GP in north-east London and a primary care cancer researcher at KCL.
Tune in to hear his views on how the Covid-19 pandemic has shifted the general practice model; when and if remote consultations are acceptable; the importance of the gut feeling; the role of remote consultations in easing the current burden on general practice; tackling health inequalities and much more.
References mentioned during the podcast:
Understanding the role of GPs’ gut feelings in diagnosing cancer in primary care: a systematic review
and meta-analysis of existing evidence https://bjgp.org/content/70/698/e612
The Inverse care law https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(71)92410-X/fulltext
Telephone triage for management of same-day consultation requests in general practice (the ESTEEM trial) https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(14)61058-8/fulltext
On targeted encouragement of GP consultations for possible cancer symptoms: a randomised controlled trial https://bjgp.org/content/71/706/e339
Thank you to co-authors Rosie Brade, Senior Account Manager at MHP Communications & Jamie Doorbar for their contribution to this podcast.
The views expressed are those of the author. Posting of the blog does not signify that the Cancer Prevention Group endorse those views or opinions.