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Rise in online GP consultations

Rise in online GP consultations

Across Sunderland, there has been a significant rise in the number of people using online GP consultations during the Coronavirus lockdown and doctors want to encourage others to use them more. In Sunderland 1,365 patients used online consultations during March 2020,...

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Day in the life of a Sunderland GP

Day in the life of a Sunderland GP

Dr Andy Devlin is Clinical Director for Sunderland East Primary Care Network. Practising at Villette Surgery in Suffolk Street, Hendon, he is also a GP Trainer. Here, he describes how his working day has changed due to the Coronavirus pandemic and what new ways of...

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Sunderland to be first in England to pilot new app

Sunderland to be first in England to pilot new app

Sunderland is the first place in the country to pilot a new healthcare app that allows patients with debilitating breathing problems to monitor their vital signs and visually consult with healthcare professionals, from the comfort of their own home. All Together...

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