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NHS England to reclaim £260k from practices over lost GP correspondence

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If these "confirmation slips" are the same ones I saw, they seem a medicolegal nightmare. I think I remember it was something like, "I confirm I have read the correspondence and the patient's medical records and can confirm that no harm resulted from the delay in receiving this information". That would require us to second guess every consultation or decision about that patient in the light of the information. An interesting intellectual challenge, but not something we can allow time for, to do it justice.

Posted date

27 Mar 2018

Posted time

10:29pm

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