GPs threaten to snub NHS database


The Guardian newspaper poll of 1,026 GPs and hospital doctors found many doubted the security of the new system.

Four out of five thought the confidentiality of their patients' records would be at risk.

The government hopes the new database will store medical information on about 50 million patients in England.

The electronic warehouse, dubbed Spine, is part of the NHS's

Published on : Tue, 21 Nov 2006


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The Guardian newspaper poll of 1,026 GPs and hospital doctors found many doubted the security of the new system.Four out of five thought the confidentialit

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