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Living Guide

This living document is produced by the GP medical directors of Londonwide LMCs in collaboration with clinical colleagues within the NHS system in London to guide London’s GP practices to best help our patients.

Remote examination

Key messages 

  1. In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, we have all quickly learned the principles of diagnosing, managing and reviewing patients remotely and identifying when a face-to-face assessment is required.
  2. Londonwide LMCs has been involved in a collaboration with key national stakeholders in relation to the production of the following guidance on principles for supporting high quality video consultations in general practice during Covid-19 (please note that many of the principles in the guidance also apply to telephone assessment).
  3. Key guidance pertaining to the principles of remote assessment can be found at the links below:
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