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  1. Jackie A Cassell, Editor in Chief
  1. Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton BN1 9RN, UK
  1. Correspondence to Professor Jackie A Cassell, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton BN1 9RN, UK; J.cassell{at}

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In this this month’s editorial Jo Gibbs2 identifies key areas in which the current legislative and regulatory framework for digital healthcare will have an impact. We end with an example of such an advance: the development of digital media to communicate test results, an area where such applications may bring improvement in privacy and in patient/user control over access. In a research report, Gibbs et al 3 also assess a service of this kind developed in …

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