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Virtual Online Consultations: Advantages and Limitations (VOCAL). A qualitative study of micro, meso and macro level interactions
Project title: Virtual Online Consultations: Advantages and Limitations (VOCAL). A qualitative study of micro, meso and macro level interactions
Call to action: 13/59 13/59 Assessing alternatives to face-to-face contact with patients
Research type: Primary Research
Lead Author: Associate Professor Sara Shaw
Contractor: University of Oxford
Co-investigators: Associate Professor Sara Shaw, Dr Anna Collard, Dr Charles Gutteridge, Dr Emma Byrne, Dr Isabel Hodkinson, Dr Joanne Morris, Dr Joseph Wherton, Dr Philippa Hanson, Dr Shanti Vijayaraghavan, Mr Satya Bhattacharya, Ms Teresa O'Shea.
Started: March 2015 | Status: Published June 2018
Virtual consultations appear to be safe, effective and convenient for some 'suitable' patients, but there are complex challenges to their wider NHS use.
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