IT/Data Collection/On-line Consultation
The Health and Social Care Act 2012, empowers NHS England to direct the Health and Social Care Information Centre to collect information from all providers of NHS care, including general practices. Under the Care.data Programme, GP information is to be extracted via the General Practice...
The attached guidance outlines the problems identified if a practice is currently or in the past have:-
Used NHS Mail to receive communications
Used Docman Version 7
Had the EDT function enabled to transfer documents into the patients electronic records.
Use of Docman 7 with electronic data...
Letter from LMC to highlight recent developments in the Digital First Consultation outcome and on-line consultation support.
Digital First Consultation
Please find attached an information letter form the LMC providing an update on the Electronic Referral Service.
Electronic Referral Service Update (LMC 23.4.18)
Frailty - Batch-coding (SSLMCs October 2017)
GPs as Data Controllers (BMA January 2018)
https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/ethics/confidentiality-and-health-records/gps-as-data-controllers GPs as Data Controllers (Update March 2018)
General Data Protection Regs Update (LMC January 2018)
GP Contract Agreement 2019 Update IT/ 'Digital First' SSLMCs February 2019
Miscellaneous Contract Changes SSLMCs February 2019
GMS/PMS Regulations and guidance do not make any reference to an age at which patients become eligible or entitled to view their own records independently.
However, it is generally accepted that:
“Fraser/Gillick-competent” children are entitled to access their medical records (or authorise...
Online access by patients
Online access to health records by patients appears to have much wider associated risks and potential workload for practices than the transactional on-line services of appointment booking and prescription ordering.
NHS England has confirmed that practices are not...
Important message for Vision Practices only.
I enclose two important messages for Vision practices relating to automatic submissions via GPES using the SNOMED CT codes, which are being used within NHS Primary Care from April 2018.
Vision practices have two options, details of...
TPP SystmOne - statement by the Info Commissioner (SSLMCs March 2017)
TPP SystmOne FAQs for GP Practices (BMA March 2017)
New IT requirements of the GP Contract in England (GPC March 2015)
A guide to GP Systems of Choice (2008)