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Patient online access to GP record may come to exclude historical notes


truthteller. exactly the gain for the patient is in seeing the whole record so that they then gain historical context to their problem. we have given complete online access at our practice to our patients. has been much appreciated. The more you help the patient, the more they can then help us to look after them. I think that their is a fear in giving online access to the record. I have to say that it is something to embrace. it is worse to only give partial access as it makes people think what is being hidden and this can worsen trust between the clinician and patient. There has to be safeguards and systems in place before this is released, but once done, away you go!

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18 Jul 2018

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