NHS England says all NHS trusts and ICSs to get an FDP instance
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
Data strategy: Put NHS patients ‘ahead of demands for profit’
Patient groups and privacy campaigners have raised concerns over who will have access to the data under the government’s draft data strategy.
New data collection service could ‘destroy’ patient trust
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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Experts react to government’s U-turn on contact-tracing app
Industry leaders said the government should ensure ethics and privacy are “correct by design” in its new contact-tracing app.
Data from NHS contact-tracing app ‘to be kept for research purposes’
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.
Big Read: What does Google DeepMind want with the NHS?
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 sees off patient privacy challenge
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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Data breaches ongoing as NHS Digital pushes opt-outs
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: gone but not forgotten
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.
ICO ‘aware’ of Google DeepMind and Royal Free app concerns
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.