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Research project attracts £750,000 funding to support remote GP care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic

Posted on August 6th 2020
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Research project attracts £750,000 funding to support remote GP care delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic

A joint project between the Universities of Oxford and Plymouth has received £750,000 of funding from the Economic and Social Research Council to support the delivery of effective remote care to patients by GPs. The research team, which includes PenARC Deputy Director and Professor in Primary Care Research Richard Byng and researchers from the Nuffield Trust, is led by Professor Trisha Greenhalgh from the University of Oxford.

The way that patients access GP services has changed dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic because of the contagious nature of the disease, with many services moving online and patients more likely to arrange and...

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