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700,000 patients continue to have data sharing objections ignored

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Well, Med Student..the DPA says that people have a say in the way their data is handled. notwithstanding the DPA "opt-out" given to the HSCIC by the H&SCR act, the relevant practice is the data controller for the "service user/patient" (delete as inappropriate) and has to respect the users preference. Of course, the practice CAN NOT REFUSE TO ALLOW THE HSCIC TO TAKE THE DATA but in doing so if the patient has refused consent, is breaking the law. Endof. Now we come to the latest shenahigans, NHEngland, and the care.data advisory group, have thrown all privacy advocates off the board and stacked the deck with private industry "advisors". Leaving the practices with being criminals, and the HSCIC as being patient data vendors: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/02/08/care_data_nhs_kicks_privacy_advocates_out/

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08 Feb 2016

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5:38pm

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