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150,000 GP records wrongly shared as patient data preferences 'not upheld'

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Isn’t it an irony that while we are still have serious concerns of care.data which originally carried an arguably ‘noble’ initiatives , people seem to have no worries about how these Smartphone-GP-apps for NHS (not to even mention private , payable consultantions)will jeopardise patient confidentiality. I would argue that a video-GP consultation (clearly can be easily recorded )through a GP smartphone app constitutes an essential medical record , alongside patient’s details, and hence , a ‘Bigger Data’. This incident involving TPP and NHS Digital certainly have not set a right track record for the sake of trust and confidence of handling and protecting this Bigger Data.

Posted date

02 Jul 2018

Posted time

5:20pm

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