Dr Amir Hannan has actively pioneered patient access to records in his practice in Greater Manchester in order to be completely open and transparent with his patients.
There have been other advantages – research with Tameside and Glossop PCT shows that accessing records online at the practice reduces need for GP and practice nurse appointments, gives patients the opportunity to view tests results and other aspects of their records when travelling as well as from home, and supports shared decision-making.
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In this video, patient Margaret Rickson (83) signs up for access to her records.
Find out more about Dr Amir Hannan’s practice at www.htmc.co.uk.