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Risk patients will be identified by anonymised GP record data, NHS England admits


I think Dr Paul Thornton needs to understand the systems in place and tehg reasons for them. The article says PCTs had the exemption so it is not the end at all as it has always been used. Provided it is used by vetted bodies for specific purposes I see no cause for alarm. For instance how else will CCGs (and practices) find duplicate payments, errors in coding etc by providers.

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12 Apr 2013

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