UK: Care record opt out patients forced to justify decision 'in person'

Steve Nowottny reports:

NHS managers have told thousands of patients they will only be allowed to opt out of having a Summary Care Record if they come and explain their reasons in person, Pulse can reveal.

More than 500 patients at an early adopter site in Birmingham have already been forced to explain face-to-face why they are refusing to take part in the scheme.

And in Stoke-on-Trent patients have been told they will automatically be given a care record unless they discuss their reasons with ‘NHS advisers’.

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