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NHS information centre forced to write to potentially 'millions' of patients after error


The coding rules around data sharing are so complex, and there are so many different opt outs (summary care record, System One EDSM and I have completely lost track of which code exempts whom from what. The goalposts keep moving. We are drowning in bureaucracy and micor-management- have had a CQC inspection, and a PMS review meeting within 3 weeks of one another, and our CCG wants to do another qualitry review with a different scorecard they haven't even published yet. It's getting to the stage where I feel I am operating beyond the capacity of what can reasonably be expected from a human being, and I can't 'delegate' when 20% of my practice's core funding is being taken away. I worry a patient may come to harm, I really do.

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26 Jan 2015

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