People's History of the NHS


Video-conferencing GPs

The space of GP surgeries was significantly changed by the introduction of new communication technologies, such as computers and video-conferencing. In this image Dr Keith Freeman, a dermatologist, uses video-conferencing to diagnose patients from eight GP surgeries in mid-Wales.

Iola Smith, ‘How to be cured by the video camera’, The Times, 6 January 1995, p. 30.

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