Letters Abandoned HealthSpace

It’s a great idea and workable

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c7211 (Published 20 December 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c7211
  1. A Neil Turner, professor of nephrology1,
  2. Donal O’Donoghue, national clinical director for kidney care 2,
  3. Keith Simpson, consultant nephrologist3
  1. 1University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4SA, UK
  2. 2Department of Health, London, UK
  3. 3Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow, UK
  1. neil.turner{at}ed.ac.uk

In the same population as Greenhalgh and colleagues report an unimpressive response to HealthSpace,1 more than 11 000 UK renal patients are active users of an online system Renal PatientView (www.renalpatientview.org; www.renal.org/rpv), which allows them to see live unscreened test results, with information about their diagnosis and …

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