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Dr Nicola Byrne said people need to trust they can share their data with confidence without concern their data may be used in “unexpected ways”.
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Nearly half of British adults are unaware of the General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) programme, according to a Which? survey.
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The implementation date of the GPDPR programme has been scrapped and instead data collection will now only begin when certain criteria have been met.
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Dr James Reed, chair of the Digital Health CCIO Network, warned new health secretary Sajid Javid against making “change for the sake of change”.
Digital Health News spoke to Dr Natalie Banner, Understanding Patient Data lead about GPDPR and what needs to happen next.