We need to streamline reminders when a GP is absent
A 'buddy system' might be the way to prevent holiday mishaps, writes Dr Oliver Frank.
GPs frequently have to check incoming test results and correspondence for colleagues who are away. In the rush of daily consulting, it can be diffcult to remember to do this. Currently GPs use workarounds, including adding reminder notes to their lists of appointments or other types of manually-created prompts.
Clinical software should provide a redirection