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How will work?

Pulse’s infographic explains the Government’s flagship data-sharing scheme will work.

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  • Neil Bhatia

    Good pic
    patient's CANNOT prohibit or control, in any way, the release of pseudonymised data
    So there should be no lower "purple dot" in the picture

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  • Can GP Practices and/or patients opt out from sending their clinical information to the datacentre?

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  • Commercial companies convince/confuse/corrupt government officials saying they are sitting on a gold mine of data, that they can broker to international private companies for millions of pounds -> policy is made to obtain data and then sell it for profit. Any issues that get created will easily be forgotten and forgiven, after all it wouldnt be the first time data has. Been lost by government, all they have to do is throw a meaningless apology. Makes sense?

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  • Giving anyone my Date of birth, NHS number and post code is NOT pseudonymised data, such basic information is enough to identify anyone ... and why on earth do they need to know what street I live in?

    No trust in NHS England, no matter what happens now!

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