Advancing musculoskeletal treatment
GPEP is developing an app for GPs to refer patients with musculoskeletal conditions to.
Pressure on NHS front-line services is well documented and publicised with demand for GP appointments steadily increasing. Around 30% of appointments in general practice are about musculoskeletal related conditions and these could be reduced.
GPEPs solution aims to facilitate GP management of such conditions and instigate early rehabilitation, expediting patient recovery, whilst reducing the need for routine GP appointments. The app will feature a graded exercise programme delivered with pictures and videos, along with advice on pain management, general activity and posture. For the patient, it will provide comprehensive, convenient and timely care for musculoskeletal conditions while their GP is informed of progress via a final outcome report.