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Published on October 7, 2014

Dr Google will see you now

Dr Google will see you now

The last time you felt unwell, did you look up your symptoms online? If you did, you’re not alone! In recent years there has been a 13.5% surge in the number of people searching for terms related to their health, and a third of doctors surveyed say that their patients come to them with their […]

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Published on August 16, 2012

How are patients using digital media?

We all experience the feeling of being ill, having a little sniffle or back ache and what do most of us do – we search our symptoms on Google. Results of these searches often show multiple responses from the NHS direct website through to discussions from worried members of the public. It’s impossible to know […]

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