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The potential of alternatives to face to face consultation in general practice, and the impact on different patient groups

Project title: The potential of alternatives to face to face consultation in general practice, and the impact on different patient groups

Call to action: 13/59 13/59 Assessing alternatives to face-to-face contact with patients

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Christopher SalisburyORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-4378-3960

Lead Author: Dr Helen AthertonORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-7072-1925

Contractor: NHS Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Cost: £440,840.57

Co-investigators: Dr Andrew Gibson, Dr Helen Atherton, Professor Brian McKinstry, Professor John Campbell, Professor Sue Ziebland.

Started: November 2014 | Status: Published June 2018

This study showed a low uptake of alternatives, lack of clarity about their purpose and potential for benefit but little evidence at present.

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