Want to access your health records via a facebook-style page?

AN ambitious hi-tech £11m plan to allow any doctor or nurse to access a patient’s information from anywhere in the country is being launched by Islington health chiefs. Patients will have their own Facebook-style  health records page or app, detailing Read More …

UK patients and digital record access – a perspective 2 years on

In May 2012 I wrote an article (Patient access to GP Records by 2015) and offered some immediate thoughts on who would be the primary beneficiaries of this Department of Health mandate, with some thought on identifying the primary element of Read More …

Patient digital access to GP records by 2015, loads of assumed benefits

The government ‘digital’ plans to provide patient access to GP records by 2015, raise a number of important questions, not least would access to just GP be of significant value to the patient on it’s own? To explore this fully Read More …