NHS Direct, the nurse-led telephone medical advice service, has launchedtouch-screen health information points for the public in Manchester. The free information points are designed to enable the public to gain easyaccess to an array of health information by simply touching an electronicscreen. The points will include advice and information on everything from rashes,muscle pain and fevers, to treating hangovers, said NHS Direct. Users will also be able to take away a print out and keep the results oftheir search. The machines are similar in size and appearance to a cash point, and arebeing sited in pharmacies, community health centres, supermarkets, libraries,universities, ferry terminals, walk-in centres and A&E departments. Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. NHS Direct aid extends to touchscreenOn 1 May 2001 in Personnel Today Related posts:No related photos.