Coming soon: book an appointment on your smart phone

In what Britain’s health secretary calls “a decade of patient power” plans are being made to give NHS patients the same kind of smart phone access that banks give their customers.

“People should be able to access their own medical records 24/7”  Jeremy Hunt planned to tell an NHS conference on Tuesday (according to the Telegraph and the Guardian.)  Patients should be able to access records via smartphone by the end of 2018.

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beauty contestant prescribes toga

Radha Patel, a pharmacist by trade, will be representing Gwynedd in the Miss Great Britain pageant.

“What’s great about the Miss Great Britain pageant is that it’s also about your personality,” Patel told the Daily Post. “It’s about girl power and giving women confidence.”

“…It’s also about your personality.” Radha Patel

Patel performed in a band called “Office Girls UK” before earning her Masters degree.  She also gives yoga classes online, through a business she calls “TOGA.”  Toga focuses on the strength-building aspects of yoga, but apparently has nothing to do with ancient costumes.

Patel is currently working at a pharmacy in Yorkshire.