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RCGP bans Babylon from sponsoring annual conference

BMJ 2017; 359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j5698 (Published 07 December 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;359:j5698
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

The private healthcare company Babylon will no longer be a sponsor of the Royal College of General Practitioners’ (RCGP) annual conference, the college has said.

Kamila Hawthorne, RCGP vice chair, said that the decision followed complaints that Babylon held a recruitment event at this year’s conference in Liverpool in October.

Earlier this year Babylon launched the GP at Hand service, a pilot scheme offering NHS patients in west London …

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