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Lack of data sharing criticised

17th March 2010

Public health specialists have warned that filling gaps in primary care data is vital if commissioning is to become more effective.

A number of senior public health consultants, speaking at an event to mark the 10th anniversary of the creation of public health observatories, highlighted the dearth of quality data needed by commissioners to make spending decisions. After the conference chief medical officer Sir Liam Donaldson, who is to retire in the near future, said that he felt that data sharing should be a contractual requirement.


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