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  • How is conventional healthcare evolving to meet new demands?
  • How is conventional healthcare evolving to meet new demands?
    National Cancer Institute (2019) ©

What do Britons expect from healthcare providers?

The health landscape in the UK is changing, with extended waiting times for GP appointments and strained counselling services leading many Britons to look beyond the NHS for efficient and convenient access to treatment. How exactly are patients pursuing optimal physical and mental wellbeing?

Location United Kingdom

The narrative of an imperilled NHS is regularly brought up in the national media as rising patient numbers and crumbling infrastructure take their toll on the service. In 2018, the average number of patients registered per GP rose by 2,087, with a decline in available doctors – the NHS lost over 1,000 GPs between 2015 and 2018 – increasing demand and causing the average wait for an appointment to hit 14.8 days in 2019. [1][2][3]

As such, both patients and healthcare providers are turning to tech for solutions. At an individual ...



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