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GP practices 'intimidated' into handing over patient data to police

Friday 20th April 2018

GP leaders in Kent have called on local police officers to stop 'intimidating' practices into handing over patient records.
 
The officers were said to have entered surgeries demanding patient records but were unable to show the request had been authorised by a supervisor.
 
LMC leaders said that, in some cases, practices ‘inadvertently’ gave police officers the data – later realising it is against patient confidentiality.
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