'Patients Want Human Doctors, Not Robots', Medics Tell Jeremy Hunt

'Hunt must stop using every opportunity to dodge real investment'.

Doctors have aired their disagreement with Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after he suggested robots could replace NHS medics by diagnosing diseases within a decade.

Speaking at a conference in Manchester, Hunt said of the NHS in 2028: “We may well not be going to doctors for a diagnosis, we might be going to computers instead.”

But GPs and experts have said Hunt’s embrace of virtual diagnoses betrays patients’ desire for “human interaction”, which machines will likely...
source: The Huffington Post

2017-09-13 17:07
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