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MPs and peers call for greater patient power

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: (Published 15 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3264
  1. Jacqui Wise
  1. 1London

Patients should have co-ownership of their medical records and not just access to them, a joint report from six all party parliamentary groups has said.1

The report, Patient Empowerment: For Better Quality, More Sustainable Health Services Globally, recommended going beyond NHS England’s current goal of enabling all patients to view their general practice medical records by 2015. The report said that access alone was unlikely to encourage significant …

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