Guidance

Accelerated Access to GP held Patient Records – A summary for the admin team

Lisa Harding, Director of Primary Care at Wessex LMCs, talks with Caroline Sims, Information Governance Consultant and Data Protection Officer in the Hampshire & IOW area.

Caroline explains:

  • What accelerated access to GP held patient records is
  • What is meant by prospective access
  • What patients will be able to see
  • Which patients will have online access
  • How proxy access will work
  • How patients can access their record
  • If patients can see redacted information
  • If patients will be able to see who has accessed and made an entry on their record

Further Reading

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Data Opt-Out – Your questions answered

Adam Horton-Tuckett (CSU Information Governance Consultancy Lead, Strategy & Transformation) joins the PM webinar to update us on Data Opt-out and answers questions from practice managers on related issues.

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GDPR, SARS and Information Governance

Adam Horton-Tuckett from the Commissioning Support Unit talks to Michelle Lombardi, Director of Primary Care at Wessex LMCs about the Information Governance queries that are challenging general practices.

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Going Live with Online Access to Medical Records

Lisa Harding, Director of Primary Care, talks with Matt Perkins, Business Manager at the Coastal Medical Partnership and Wessex LMCs PM Supporter, about his practice’s experience of going live with online access to medical records.  In particular, Matt describes how they approached:

  • preparations to go live;
  • communications with patients;
  • staff training and awareness raising;
  • reviewing vulnerable patients’ access;
  • managing the workload.

For more guidance on online access, go to NHS Digital

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GP Contract Hand Back – The Implications, Liabilities & Practical Considerations

Dr Andy Purbrick (Joint CEO, Wessex LMCs) discusses the thorny issue of why a GP Partnership may consider handing back its contract and closing the practice, the implications, liabilities and practical considerations involved, and the potential alternatives to this Armageddon situation. Andy is joined by solicitors Robert McCartney (Hempsons) & Rachel Crean (VWV), Sally Sidaway ( Morris Crocker Accountants) and Adam Thompson (surveyor, Primary Care Surveyors).

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NHS Property Services – Settlement Considerations

In light of NHS Property Services sending settlement letters to practices again, we have recorded this podcast with Adam Thompson from Primary Care Surveyors where we talk through the areas that need to be considered when looking to agree a settlement.

NHS Property Services Website

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Managing Patient Records

In this podcast Louise Greenwood, Director of Wessex LEaD talks with Michelle Lombardi, Director of Primary Care about the ‘Managing Patient Records’ lunch and learn

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Practice Mergers

Wessex LMCs PM Supporters, Matt Perkins and Sue Scott discuss their experiences of practice mergers. From initial considerations to the merger process itself, Matt and Sue share their advice and top tips.

The LMC is often asked to facilitate merger meetings and explain the process involved and has, as a consequence, produced a merger pack which is full of information and advice around this subject.

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Subject Access Requests & Dealing with Third Party Data

The objectives of this recorded session are to ensure that staff are able and empowered:

  • to identify third party data in a patient’s record
  • to determine if that data is confidential
  • to determine the best option to manage that data in the circumstances.

This recording is delivered by Adam Horton Tuckett, Information Governance Consultancy Lead, Strategy & Transformation

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Last Reviewed Date
08/12/2023