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BMJ 2008; 336 doi: (Published 22 May 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;336:1147
  1. Brian H Fisher, general practitioner
  1. 1London SE26 6JQ
  1. brian.fisher403{at}

    It is disappointing that technical difficulties contributed to poor uptake.1 The pilots corroborate experience in Scotland and elsewhere that most people are happy to have their records shared, particularly those with certain conditions—they immediately see the benefits. Currently, both Microsoft and Google are offering the same facility as HealthSpace: patients can …

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