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Jagjit Sihota

Superintendet pharmacist at Avantgarde Pharma

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  • Warning about potential data loss in pharmaciesSubscription

    21 FEB 2017

    I write to warn fellow contractors in community pharmacy about a major IT issue that affects storage of patient data. One busy afternoon last summer, our local area suffered a power cut. Normal service was restored three hours later but our pharmacy computer system could not reboot. I received a telephone call from my locum pharmacist telling me that she could not access the patient medication record (PMR). I advised her that prescriptions should be handwritten until IT support rectifi

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