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GP records to be shared without patient permission to tackle 'high cost' patients


You guys need to look at data protection act. Esp (if I remember right) schedule 3 & 4 which already states this can be done. To be honest, most people's credit card numbers & personal details can be easily found on line and sold (obviously, not legit). Containing medical records to local surgery and not sharing is hardly going to protect a person's privacy. More likely to cause harm b not having appropriate information at the right time (which is the pint of Caldicott2 recommendation)

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09 Jun 2015

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