Does the PCEHR meet the GP Data Governance Council criteria?

Originally posted on Doctor's bag:
The General Practice Data Governance Council is “committed to profession-led governance regarding the issues of data collection activities in general practice,” in particular secondary use of patient data generated through clinical care delivery to patients. GPs and consumers have voiced concerns with regards to secondary use of data uploaded to…

Trust me, I’m a (SNAP) doctor!

Originally posted on GreenGP:
Should GPs bother asking patients about lifestyle factors? I was talking with GP registrar extraodinaire, Dr. Gerry Considine recently about how I felt that some of our attempts at preventive health in consultations can seem quite ineffectual for patients – like we are just going through the motions.  A few examples included…