E-health liability to fall to GPs: govt plan

The draft conditions, obtained by Medical Observer, would require organisations to assume all legal liability and grant department officials unrestricted access to their premises and records.

In a letter to the department, also obtained by MO, Mr Sullivan warned the association would “advise its members not to register” if the conditions remained in their current form.

The proposed conditions would require practices to agree the department had “no liability to [the practice] in respect of any loss, damage, cost, expense, claim [or] proceeding… you might suffer”,

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