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Scientists launch campaign to discourage patients from opting out of care.data

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Like the previous commenters, I've also opted out. I would have to echo this: "exactly why do they need individual identifiable data to do any of that.?" I'd add that from the GP Practice viewpoint, it would seem statistically a lot less risky to a) be one of several thousand Practices that NHS England might have a go at (if I opted-out all my patients), than b) pray that not one of my several thousand patients might sue me if I broke the law by breaching the Data Protection Act and allowed their personal data to be extracted without their explicit consent and opt-in. You take your chances either way I suppose.

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13 Jan 2014

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2:19pm

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