Jun 22nd 2010

Summary Care Record survives but scaled back?

Leading medical magazine, Pulse, have a very interesting exclusive on the future of the Summary Care Record: The Government is planning to switch to a scaled back, ‘patient-held’ electronic care record, severing central control over the controversial programme, but stopping short of scrapping it altogether. A senior Government source told Pulse of moves to substantially […]

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Jun 3rd 2010

GPs are boycotting the Summary Care Record

Pulse – a healthcare trade magazine – have conducted a thorough and intriguing investigation into the roll-out of the Summary Care Record and found that one in six GPs are boycotting the scheme: Among practices specifically invited to join the rollout, one in six has refused to do so, according to figures obtained under the […]

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