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Information Commissioner to question Capita over missing GP patient records

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(1) If a computer system generating a wrong 10 years cardiovascular disease risk can cause some fuss leading to the SOS calling a pause in contract negotiation , where is the unequivocal , equivalent response in this saga on Capita? Perhaps the SOS does not even know what is GP support service and positive response to this crisis will never earn 'juicy' headline in tabloid papers and other media. (2) This is a legacy as well as fallacy of efficiency saving , the creator(s) of which should be held accountable . On this particular crisis , those who awarded the contract to Capita should show themselves to the public . (3) The PM can say so much about 7 days NHS , reducing antibiotics resistance etc but if the fundamental virtue of confidentiality in handling patient's records cannot even be maintained , this government derserves no credibility from the public to handle the health service. Yes , there may be an argument when all records are electronically held and transferred (GP to GP), there may not be any problem at all . But even so , can you give your trust? We all know where we stand as far as care.data is concerned!

Posted date

28 May 2016

Posted time

4:26pm

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