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

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In all systems, any practice can set a date before which the patient cannot have access. This is flexible: per patient or for the whole practice. For consultations or for letters, for instance. Also, clinicians can redact consultations if they don't want them seen by a patient. So, there's no reason not to offer full access going forward. You have to write notes according to IG requirements. But you'd do that anyway, right? Go for full access. Both the practice and the patient gain most. Brian Fisher

Posted date

20 Jul 2018

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5:17pm

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