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NHS England looks at expanding care.data extractions to include 'sensitive' patient information

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"Helen Wilkinson | Work for third sector | 19 August 2014 12:20pm What is the ICO going to do to ensure consent is obtained for the use by the NHS of records that are private records not NHS ones? " Sadly, recent history shows us the ICO will do nothing to protect the privacy of the British people versus the Govt. The ICO did not oppose the original care.data nor did he oppose its implied consent, worse still he put the legal onus on GPs, not the Govt, to inform the public with warnings that GPs were legally liable and not the Govt that had made the rule that the data had to be handed over! We can tell now that the ICO will not oppose the scheme.

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19 Aug 2014

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3:00pm

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