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Care homes to update GP records 'daily', says Hunt

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It is very interesting that this record sharing is only in one direction. There is no suggestion that we will have access to hospital records, or those from social services, district nursing etc. in a recent multidisciplinary meeting we asked the social worker for a list of patients receiving care. She refused to give it to us citing " confidentiality". The legal 24 hour responsibility will be with us, but with no suggestion of us being able to access information from other agencies to help. This is a recipe for meltdown.

Posted date

13 Dec 2013

Posted time

4:25pm

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