COVID-19 Special report: NHS turns to remote phone and video conferencing solutions

How the move away from face-to-face contact has led to an upsurge in hospital trusts and GP clinics using remote conferencing solutions

picture of Refero is one of a number of technology companies seeing an upturn in interest in its video and telephone conferencing technologies as healthcare operators strive to reduce face-to-face contact between physicians and patients as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

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