Doctors harness power of technology to communicate

Published March 30, 2017 at 14:35

Over 120 GPs from across Pennine Lancashire are among a group of clinicians using technology to keep in regular contact with each other.

Using WhatsApp group chats, the doctors interact on a range of important issues.

Dr Rahul Thakur, a GP in Colne, set up the online community and, along with Blackburn GP, Dr. Preeti Shukla is a keen supporter of the utilising technology to improve all aspects of health care.

Watch them explain the background to the work here and here.