Apps and devices should be part of GP armoury

IN 1997, there was no Google, no Facebook, no smartphones or tablets, and while the internet existed it was not ubiquitous like today.

The advance of technology is changing industries. The music industry has gone from vinyl to CD to download to streaming. Apps like Uber are going to significantly change the taxi industry and 3D printing is set to revolutionise manufacturing. Retail shops have to confront online competition.

Through this, general practice has not changed much. Yes, we have computerised records and download results