Patient groups and privacy campaigners have raised concerns over who will have access to the data under the government’s draft data strategy.
Concerns have been raised about a new data collection service which claims to give researchers faster access to pseudonymised patient information.
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Industry leaders said the government should ensure ethics and privacy are “correct by design” in its new contact-tracing 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.
The world’s most famous AI company, Google DeepMind, is making plenty of friends in the NHS. But what does the company want with our health service and should we be worried? Laura Stevens reports.
NHS Digital has seen off a challenge to the way its anonymises millions of patients’ data, with a verdict finding the practice is in keeping with national guidelines
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Patients who opted out of sharing their data beyond direct care have not yet had their wishes respected, as NHS Digital chases up organisations slow to destroy data.
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Care.data has been officially dead for more than a month, but its legacy is far from buried. Ben Heather takes another look at the devil in the detail of the Caldicott 3 report.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has confirmed that it is “aware” of concerns about a trust’s collaboration with Google DeepMind on an AKI alert system.
The NHS Apps Library has closed after concerns were raised about the effectiveness and security of the apps it endorsed. Thomas Meek wonders what this means for a new app endorsement process.