Directions for GP extract to be approved
NHS England’s board is being asked to approve directions to the Health and Social Care Information Centre to start large monthly extracts of GP data.
EHI interview: Dr Mark Davies
The Health and Social Care Information Centre is thinking about how best to fulfil its remit of being the focal point for collecting and publishing data, its clinical and public assurance director tells Rebecca Todd.
GP group does care.data campaign
The Emis National User Group has created an alternative information campaign for practices to advertise the controversial GP extract programme care.data.
EHI interview: Kingsley Manning
The new chair of the new Health and Social Care Information Centre talks to Jon Hoeksma about its ambition to be “the NICE of data” – and its role handling NHS Connecting for Health’s mixed inheritance.
Care.data implemented this month
The first GP data extractions for the care.data programme start this month.
Off the record
A group of well-known privacy campaigners have the GP Extraction Service in their sights. Lis Evenstad reports from the launch of medConfidential.
Privacy watchdogs back biting NHS
Well-known privacy campaigners have launched a new initiative to try and stop NHS England’s GP Extraction Service in its tracks.
Hunt pledges to respect patient data
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he will honour patient opt-outs if they do not want their personal, confidential informaton to be shared.
GPES on track
GP system suppliers are on track to implement the General Practice Extraction Service from this month.
Care.data IG reconsidered
A new information governance assessment of the massive care.data GP extract is being presented to an Independent Advisory Group meeting today.