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NHS England looks at expanding extractions to include 'sensitive' patient information


I am speaking as a patient rather than ex Practice Manager. We need to lose the word "stigmatised" this is nothing to do with stigmatising. Humans need to be treated with respect, privacy and dignity when accessing medical care. Having read this it just reinforces I was absolute correct to completely withdraw from NHS Care back in 2005. If I cannot use NHS services in complete confidence then I am not going to attend at all or if I am in A&E situattion I would withhold information. This is absolutely appalling and nothing to do stigmatising. Its just basic human rights to respect, dignity and privacy.

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19 Aug 2014

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