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Sixty seconds on . . . Dr Alexa

BMJ 2019; 366 doi: (Published 12 July 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;366:l4684
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Who’s the new recruit?

This is the news that the NHS has partnered with Amazon to provide health information from the NHS website through the technology company’s smart speaker, Amazon Alexa.


You know—so that you can now shout things like, “Alexa, how do I treat a migraine?” from the comfort of your sofa. Although, if you do have a migraine, maybe don’t shout. …

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