You will be aware of the media reports in respect of the potential for serious Information Governance issues with the data sharing function of the TPP SystemOne clinical computer system. There is a particular issue for TPP practices in Birmingham where the Your Care Connected (YCC) project is in place. I should stress that for those practices who are participating in YCC via Emis & Vision systems that this does not affect them.
The YCC programme has to date not progressed sharing at SystemOne sites and has been liaising with national bodies for a resolution before any sharing is enabled. Clearly it will not be possible to roll out YCC in SystemOne practices until this matter is resolved. The YCC board is of course fully aware of this situation and is actively exploring the most appropriate solution and the LMC, which is represented on the YCC project board, is being kept fully informed.
The GPC, in consultation with various partner organisations including the Information Commissioners Office, RCGP, NHS England and NHS Digital has produced a detailed guidance document available on its website at the link below; I would urge you to read this carefully.
Please contact your CCG’s IT lead if you require any individual practice guidance on this matter.
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