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  • Digital Data Sharing Date Delayed

    Digital Data Sharing Date Delayed

    A scheme to allow GPs’ information on their patients to be collated in a central database which could be accessed by third parties such as pharmaceutical firms and researchers has been delayed after pressure until September 1st. However there is still anger that people will need to ‘opt out’ and that this has not been advertised widely.

  • Carers' Experiences Of GP Practices

    Carers' Experiences Of  GP Practices

    Healthwatch Sheffield have teamed up with Sheffield Carers Centre to find out more about carers’ experiences of GP practices. The first part of the work will be a focus group discussion with carers at Sheffield Carers Centre on Friday 6 December.

  • Has Your GP Refused To Help With Benefits Claims?

    Has Your GP Refused To Help With Benefits Claims?

    Campaigning organisation Disabled People Against Cuts is launching an investigation into why some doctors are refusing to help their patients by writing letters to support their disability benefits claims. If your doctor has refused to write a letter stating that you need a home visit for a benefit assessment or has refused to issue you with a Fit Note, DPAC would like to hear from you.

  • Sheffield CCG Annual Public Meeting

    The APM takes place on Thursday September 28th from 2-4pm at Sheffield United’s Ambassador Suite. If you want to submit a question for the panel of directors mail it by the 21st.

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