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Sharing patient information electronically throughout NHS

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: (Published 11 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:623

Patients must be involved too

  1. Michael Innes, NHS R&D primary care researcher development fellow (,
  2. Lindsay Ward, general practitioner principal
  1. Department of Primary Care and General Practice, Medical School, University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT
  2. Stirchley Medical Practice, Stirchley, Telford TF3 1FB

    EDITOR—We agree with Booth that it is time to involve clinicians in the evolution of shared electronic information.1 We would go further and argue for the involvement of patients as well. In support of this, we have two points to make, one ideational, one academic.

    Firstly, in …

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