According to some local medical committees in England, police are using subject access requests to acquire the medical histories of individuals who have applied for a firearms licence – a mechanism the ICO argues breaches data protection law.
The national data opt-out programme has been launched, with a view to allowing people to choose how their health data is used for research and planning.
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Freedom of Information (FOI) requests sent to NHS trusts in England reveal that more than £1 million has been spent preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
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With GDPR coming into force in Spring 2018, our guest columnists explore the legal and practical implications of using mobile messengers in the healthcare sector and finding a balance between convenience and compliance.
Ed Tucker, CIO of DP Governance explains why AI is overrated, importance of a customer centric back to basics approach and who he admires in the industry.
Digital Health News looks ahead to what is coming up in 2018 including the launch of the NHS Digital Academy and the introduction of GDPR.
As 2017 draws to a close, Digital Health News spoke to cybersecurity experts about their predictions for the digital landscape in 2018.
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New data from Digital Health Intelligence reveals 55% of acute trusts 47% of mental health trusts have an implementation plan prepared for GDPR.
Peter Brown, a senior technology officer at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), will be speaking about data protection principles in the context of cyber security at the first Public Cyber Security conference on 7 December.