Letters

Sharing patient information electronically throughout NHS

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7415.622-d (Published 11 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:622

Change of culture is needed

  1. Andrew Langton, general practitioner (alangton@bigfoot.com)
  1. Monks Park Surgery, Bristol BS7 0UE

    EDITOR—Booth's editorial highlights once again the gulf between information technology in primary and secondary care.1 The key factor accounting for this lies in the evolution of information systems in these two parts of the NHS.

    Primary care computing has been led by general practitioners, initially by enthusiastic entrepreneurs, trying to develop an …

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