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My wife is currently receiving treatment for cancer at the Hammersmith Hospital and we could not be happier with all aspects of the treatrment she is receiving. She is also treated at our local hospital, St Peters, Chertsey, for diabetes and we find it difficult to understand the apparent inability of hospitals to share patient medical information. This has meant duplicate blood tests and scans which is time consuming and a significant waste of resources. We think the NHS is incredible but suggest, in this digital age, this is an area in which significant savings could be made.

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Response from Hammersmith Hospital

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust appreciates your feedback. Thank you for your expression of appreciation for the treatment your wife is receiving under our cancer services. Your suggestions with regard to the sharing of patient medical information to reduce time and save money is helpful and has been passed to the service.

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