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EMIS outage
GPs have reported ‘catastrophic problems’ accessing an IT system which left practices all over the country unable to provide care for hours. On Friday, EMIS Web experienced technical problems which led to ‘significant disruption’ and practices being unable to access patient records, appointment bookings and prescription management. GPs voiced their concerns about the incident on

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The BMA’s GP Committee for England is considering a legal challenge over an imposed contractual requirement to offer patients access to prospective records. NHS England has told practices they will need to offer automatic access to prospective records via the NHS App by 31 October, following several delays, but GPCE said it still has ‘reservations’

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The second part of a roundtable where primary care leaders joined Pulse PCN editor Victoria Vaughan to discuss challenges and progress in early cancer diagnosis  Victoria: This year there was an added focus on improving referral practice, particularly in disadvantaged areas where early diagnosis rates are lower. What work have you done on this?  Dr

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