Letters Access to anonymised data

Consider risk of compromising the identity of vulnerable patients

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e4031 (Published 12 June 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e4031
  1. David Porteous, general practitioner1
  1. 1Fishponds Family Practice, Bristol BS16 5DS, UK
  1. dave.porteous{at}gp-l81013.nhs.uk

Our practice looked into allowing all patients to have access to their records via the internet when the facility became available about eight years ago. We didn’t do it in …

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