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Letters “Patientgate” and digital recordings

Establishing an audio recording service for patients with prostate cancer

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 03 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2436
  1. Daniel W Good, clinical research fellow1,
  2. Grant D Stewart, senior clinical lecturer and honorary consultant in urological surgery1,
  3. S Alan McNeill, professor and consultant urological surgeon1
  1. 1Department of Urology, Western General Hospital, NHS Lothian, Edinburgh, UK
  1. daniel.good{at}

In response to Elwyn’s thought provoking article,1 we would like to share our experience at NHS Lothian.

In 2012, with the help and support of the Edinburgh and Lothian Prostate Cancer Support Group, we instituted audio recordings of consultations for all patients with prostate cancer.2 Patients are given a CD recording to keep, so that they can …

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