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GPs must give patients online access to past medical records from 2020

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this will be a nightmare, notes written as an aide memoir for the benefit of the Dr with no knowledge they would later be poured over by a subgroup of obsessives who will flood surgeries up and down the country angrily demanding the wording is changed. expect an avalanche of complaints and negligence claims. we'll all have to take a month off everyone of us to write letters 'apologising' for hastily written notes that don't correspond exactly to the patient's own recollection of events - from their perspective of cause. there will be zero comprehension that notes historically were written from the Drs perspective and for their benefit to aid in future patient care. this is an idea pushed by people who are ignorant of half the reason why Dr's make notes in the first place and looking forward it will render medical notes half useless. it's total shit. allow access to a summary by all means but the general public does not have the understanding to interpret raw medical notes - that's a fact

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05 Feb 2019

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