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Update: Care.data put on hold

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Sharing data does / should not including identifying data, e.g. date of birth, NHS number and postcode, what has this information got to do with health care? Anyone with that information can identify me! No matter what is put in place now, no matter how great the guarantee, I wouldn't trust anything I hear from BHS England and am very careful indeed as to what information I give my GP. Every patient had a tremendous amount of trust in their GP, probably the most trusted professional group, being bullied into handing out confidential information via the 'back door' has been damaging. We are repeatedly told the NHS belongs to patients, so do medical records, using patient confidential information is theft and a breach of the DPA. I work with lots of folk and cannot find anyone that has had any information re this thieving scheme, but whatever happens no, the damage has been done and the NHS has lost the trust of the patidents it is paid to serve.

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01 Mar 2014

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10:45am

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