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RCGP supports use of summary care records

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: (Published 23 June 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b2516
  1. Clare Gerada, vice chair1,
  2. Stephen Field, chair1
  1. 1Royal College of General Practitioners, London SW7 1PU
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    The Royal College of General Practitioners supports the use of the summary care record. We now believe that there are enough checks and balances to make it a significant move forward in patient safety and clinical care.

    Important changes to security have been made since the scheme was first introduced. The record is now held securely and can be …

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