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Debate on the use of digital patient records in the NHS

21 April 2016

On Thursday 28 April MPs took part in a general debate in Westminster Hall on the use of digital patient records in the NHS. This debate was scheduled by the Backbench Business Committee following a bid from Geoffrey Clifton-Brown.

This debate was opened by Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Conservative MP for the Cotswolds.

Watch the debate and read the transcript

Transcripts of proceedings in Westminster Hall are available three hours after they happen in Today's Commons Debates.

Backbench Business Committee

The Backbench Business Committee meets weekly on Tuesdays to consider requests for debates from any backbench Members of Parliament on any subject.

The Committee then has to decide how to allocate the limited Parliamentary time it has at its disposal. The Committee's meetings are always conducted in public and can be watched on Parliament TV.

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