Our response to COVID-19 | Rapid roll-out of video consultations
COVID-19 represents an unprecedented challenge to health and care services, bringing intense pressure and radical change to systems, organisations and to all of us as individuals. As a foundation with a mission to improve health and health care, we want to help.
In this issue we set out our response as an organisation to the massive challenge ahead. We also collect together resources and learning on implementation of virtual consultations, to support the shift to remote working wherever possible.
Like many organisations the Health Foundation is rapidly assessing what it can best do to help in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Chief Executive, Dr Jennifer Dixon, sets out the ways we plan to support the health and care service in the short, medium and longer term. click link in title for full article.
From providing practical support, connections and actionable insights, to adapting timelines and deadlines for our grant holders, our Director of Improvement, Will Warburton, lays out how the Health Foundation plans to support the health service through these unprecedented times.
Trish Greenhalgh is a GP and Professor of Primary Care Health Sciences at Oxford University, and an expert in the adoption of service and technology changes in the NHS. We spoke to her about the rapid implementation of virtual consultations and her guidelines for GPs
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