As NHSE prepares to award a £480m contract to deliver the FDP, legal groups and data privacy activists are focused on the national data opt-out.
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Every hospital trust and integrated care system may get its own local version of the proposed new FDP that can connect with other data platforms
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.
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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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