GP at Hand

By Leontina Postelnicu 10:25 am January 23, 2020
London-headquartered company Babylon has announced a 10-year partnership with the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust (RWT) in the West Midlands to launch a model of ‘digital-first integrated care’. Babylon says people in Wolverhampton and the neighbouring areas will benefit from faster access to services, while staff will have more time to care for their patients. With increasing pressures facing the...

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By Leontina Postelnicu 11:17 am May 24, 2019
NHS Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has published this week the independent evaluation of the Babylon GP at Hand service, undertaken by Ipsos Mori and the York Health Economics Consortium to understand the impact of the digital-first model on patients and staff, as well as the wider system. It follows the release of the Care Quality Commission’s report that saw GP at...
By Leontina Postelnicu 06:24 am October 3, 2018
The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has ruled misleading adverts promising doctor appointments “within minutes” through the GP at Hand service, offered to patients in some parts of London through a partnership between Babylon - providing the digital technology behind it - and the NHS. The service enables patients living or working in the catchment areas of the five GP surgeries where GP...
By Leontina Postelnicu 09:19 am September 14, 2018
Babylon has announced that it is investing $100 million (75 million pounds) to double its London team of scientists and engineers, expand its capabilities, and apply artificial intelligence to assist with management of chronic diseases. Babylon CEO and founder Dr. Ali Parsa said the investment was a "strategic catalyst in helping to support and foster the necessary R&D ecosystem for Britain...