People's History of the NHS


GP view of summary care record (2014)

GPs can view far more patient information than patients themselves can. This raises important questions about who owns patient data, and who should decide how much information patients, their families, and clinicians can access.

Image taken from: 'Leadership support requirements during a significant system implementation', a presentation by Dr Colin Brown, the Chief Clinical Information Officer at the University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (available at

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