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Legislation will prevent patient data being sold outside the health service, says Hunt


Parliament's amendment to the Care Bill on (Report stage is today) STILL says data will leave the NHS! But of course it will still be within the 'health service' so that's alright. The amendment to the Bill says ... " is a system being introduced by NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) to extract and link large amounts of patient data collected as part of NHS care in order to improve the delivery of healthcare and to benefit researchers inside and outside the NHS."

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10 Mar 2014

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