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NHS national programme for information technology

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7449.1200-a (Published 13 May 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1200

Programme erodes confidentiality of medical records

  1. Ted A Willis, general practitioner (tedw@onetel.net.uk)
  1. Bridge Street Surgery, Brigg, North Lincolnshire DN20 8NT

    EDITOR—At the same time as the Data Protection Act and the Human Tissue Bill are making life difficult for doctors and researchers in a misguided and unwanted effort to protect patients' rights,1 the NHS is eroding the confidentiality of medical records. …

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