Reckless use of PCEHR could land GPs in jail

GPs and practice staff face jail and fines of up to $108,000 for misuse of the PCEHR system under controversial new laws being pushed through the Federal Parliament.

There have been long-running fears across the medical profession about the scale of civil sanctions for unauthorised use or disclosure of information on the controversial system launched three years ago.

But under the new regime the Federal Government

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