UK: Missing GP records in Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk ‘total 9,000’

Nikki Fox reports:

More than 9,000 patients’ records in Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex have gone missing since a private firm took on transferring files, a BBC survey shows.

Capita took on the national contract from the NHS for delivering patients’ records, when people move from one GP to another, in March.

The survey of 78 GP practices shows 9,009 records have been missing for more than two months.

But, Capita said it did not “recognise these claims”.

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