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Over half the public still unaware of care.data

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I have lost trust in the NHS and would never agree to any sharing of information, simply because they cannot be trusted. Some GP's are setting up their own companies and selling those services to the NHS, which also allows patient data to be sent outside of the NHS. In my area a company is being sent up to mange blood tests, so again patient data will be sent to these companies, again outside of the NHS ... but GP's, although against care.data are happy to pass on patient information to these private companies. It does appear that the DPA no longer serves purpose, as long as a company provides a service to the NHS, anything can be shared! the more folk that share information, the greater the risk of information falling into the wrong hands. I have no confidence whatsoever in the NHS keeping information about me confidential.

Posted date

25 Jun 2014

Posted time

7:42pm

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