GP ACCOUNT How to run a GP practice by remote control

Requirements:

  1. Flooded river, or two, between you and your surgery
  2. Laptop with remote access to notes
  3. Nurse who lives next to the practice
  4. Reception staff who  get to work anyway
  5. A co-operative pharmacist
  6. Lovely staff at the local aged care facility
  7. A phone that works
  8. Good sense of humour

It wouldn’t work for long, but it got us through the day.

The phone and electricity stayed on all day and the patients patiently waited for the nurse to describe signs and symptoms to me, so I could do my best to sort