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Preserving the Home Visit

Dr Mark Williams believes we need to preserve the traditional GP home visit.
Dr Mark Williams believes we need to preserve the traditional GP home visit.  Alongside new acute visiting services and an emerging role for artificial intelligence, he thinks the traditional home visit still plays a vital part in the delivery of good healthcare and can even be a lifeline back into society. "The truth is that home visits give us the best insights into our patients' real life".
Recorded in front of a live audience at the World of Music, Arts and Dance festival in Wiltshire.
Presenter: Mark Coles
Producer: Sheila Cook
The retirement home for elderly pets
In Tokyo, a growing number of pet homes have opened to give elderly and sick pets the love and attention their human carers no longer can.