Care dot data

Posted: February 22, 2014 by rainbowwarriorlizzie in Uncategorized

A Better NHS

Care dot data

When you visit your GP, certain words are coded when they are added to your electronic record. Care.data will extract coded data only. The following is an example of GP consultation. I have written all the information that is coded, usually automatically as it is typed in, in bold:

Harold Smith. MaleD.o.B. 14/10/1948. NHS number 4744 4394 3205

Address: 30 Chester House. Hoxton N1 5HL

Ethnicity: white British. Religion: Catholic

Problem: Type 2 diabetes

History: since bereavement hasn’t been taking meds regularly, often misses doses, tired/ tearful.

No previous DKA/ last HbA1c 7.9

Has also been drinking up to bottle of wine at night to help with sleep, would like a few sleeping tabs. Has used them before when she was on ITU last year. No concerns r/e overuse. Discussed risks with alcohol. Prefers not to drink.

Plan: see other entries/ review at next apt…

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