Thu 22 Apr 2010
As the NHS electronic patient record system starts to be rolled out, here is yet another story of the disastrous management of patient information by the NHS. Granted the system has been suspended for the time being, but don’t let this fool you, it will be back.
Regular readers of this blog will know that I, and others, have been warning against these systems for many years.
I would urge all UK readers of this blog to head to this website, download the opt-out form, complete it and take it to your GP. I am also going to ask for written confirmation that my request has been adhered to. It’s not that I don’t trust them, but…