Should patients be able to email their GP?

Email services are either more convenient for patients and make better use of clinicians' time, or make more work for already hard-pressed healthcare professionals and threaten patient safety, argue two doctors in The BMJ this week.

The UK government is in favour and has stipulated that patients should be able to communicate electronically with their doctor by 2015.

Read the Amanda Davey's blog for the full story.

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