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Eight weeks to inform patients their data is going to be harvested, GPs warned


This data may be used to performance manage individual GPs. It will be able to look at referrals and prescribing. It can also extract read codes but apparently not free text. Well I can see one problem with my data which will be a little unrewarding for the data spies. I am rubbish at finding the right read codes, especially in the constraints of a ten minute appointment. Most of my consultations come under the codes - ' discussion ' or ' had a chat ' .

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04 Oct 2013

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