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Call to halt NHS medical database

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Doctors' leaders have called for a halt in the development of a medical records database for patients in England.

The British Medical Association says the Summary Care Records system is being set up much too quickly, before patients have been able to say whether they want their details to be included on it or not.

Jane Hadden reports.

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