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Ghost Patients

There are a number of reasons why the NHS tries to contact patients. Communications include various screening and recall programmes. In cases where a patient is not known at the current address mail is returned undelivered via the Dead Letter office of the Royal Mail. In this circumstance the...

Information Governance Requirements for General Practice

The Data Security & Protection Toolkit has replaced the IG toolkit. Information can be found here: https://www.dsptoolkit.nhs.uk/ There is a version for General Practice. The new toolkit is linked to the ten data security standards, published by the National Data Guardian and CQC and link to...

Patient Registration

Guidance on Requirements for Registering with a GP - Standard Operating Principles for Primary Medical Care. Although there has not been any change in national policy in respect of patient registration for primary medical care services - this guidance clarifies the rights of patients and the...

Temporary Residents

Q: Is it worth filling in the forms for these temporary Patient? A: YES, probably Under the new contract the payment for temporary patients has been subsumed into the global sum. So, is there any point filling in a temporary resident form since there is no extra money for providing this...