Call for GPs to make videos promoting face-to-face consults
GPs are being asked to channel their inner Spielberg and create short ‘selfie-style’ videos to remind patients they are open for business, as part of a new RACGP campaign.
The aim of the ‘Expert Advice Matters’ TV and social media blitz is to let patients know that in-person appointments are still available.
And they can safely seek advice for health issues other than COVID-19.
In addition to a TV ad that will air in regional areas and through social media channels, the RACGP wants GPs to get in front of the camera and create a 30-second ‘selfie’ video to upload to their own social media.
“The video will remind the community that GPs are open, are adapting to the requirements to deliver patient care in a new way, and are importantly still here to provide expert advice when it matters most,” the college says.
“[It] should feel natural and showcase some of the ways you are adapting your