In this episodeĀ we talk to Dr Elizabeth Cecil, Honorary Research Fellow, Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Imperial College London

Paper: Factors associated with potentially missed acute deterioration in primary care

https://doi.org/10.3399/BJGP.2020.0986

Failure to recognise serious illness (or patient deterioration) can contribute to avoidable harm to a patient. Little is known of determinants of missed deterioration in primary care. GP telephone and video consultations have increased substantially with the COVID-19 pandemic, but these forms of consultations have not been fully evaluated and may increase missed deterioration in primary care.