A surprising juxtaposition of the seventeenth century with classical times.
The best part of the Guardian report at the link?
Eighteen months on at the same hospital, Skype clinics have become the norm. They are being adopted in other departments in the trust, and the email consent is now a three-line letter. It saves time, money and improves efficiency and patient satisfaction. When I come to the clinic, the medical team are up to date with what issues need managing and tests have been prearranged.