A rapid review will analyse thousands of existing health records of patients who have had coronavirus as well as data on health outcomes for NHS staff.
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As the NHS’ contact-tracing app moves closer to a national roll out, Digital Health News has rounded up everything we know about the app.
Harding has been appointed to lead the programme of testing and tracing as part of the government’s response, which includes the NHS Covid-19 app.
NHSX has always maintain that data would be deleted if a user chose to remove the app, but a spokesperson has confirmed some will be retained for research.
A dedicated app for the adult social care workforce in England has been launched to support staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre and the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency have spotted large-scale ‘password-spraying’ campaigns.
Dr Ian Levy acknowledged there’s a reidentification risk with tracing technologies but said the NHS app doesn’t collect enough data to endanger privacy.
As the NHS contact-tracing app is rolled out across the Isle of Wight this week, Digital Health News is asking for reader’s opinions on the technology.
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Join the panel as they discuss concerns around using patient data to trace corornavirus and the steps the NHS needs to take to ensure privacy.