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Letters “Patientgate” and digital recordings

Developing the use of digital recording of consultations to improve patient care

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 03 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2427
  1. Jennifer Burgess, core trainee year 2, anaesthesia1,
  2. Mark Davies, consultant in anaesthesia and perioperative medicine1
  1. 1Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, Liverpool L7 8XP, UK
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We recognise that digital recording of clinical encounters could greatly enhance the quality of patient care through improvements in clinician performance.1

Patients now have the motivation, the means, and the right to make and keep recordings of their clinical encounters: …

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