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Online Locums Could Solve Shaftesbury’s GP Shortage

Last week, a doctor working from home consulted with Shaftesbury health centre patients.

That’s not unusual now. Abbey View Medical Centre GPs have been using online webcam tools to see patients during the lockdown. But this successful trial employed a doctor living outside our area.

Jane Dawes

Managing partner Jane Dawes says locums can now be hired to fill staffing vacancies at the surgery.

Listen at 00:56 on Sunday’s Alfred Daily.