Launch of new GP data-sharing system delayed amid privacy concerns

Plans to allow an NHS system to extract patient data from doctors’ surgeries in England have been delayed amid concerns around privacy. It follows the launch of a crowdfunder by five organisations and an MP who aim to stop the “NHS data grab”. Data grab The Canary reported that: the Tories flogging off our medical …
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“Vaccine Passports”: ACLU Warns of Privacy Nightmare That Could Create “Two-Tiered Society”

As people try to find a safe way to gather and travel during the pandemic, there is growing interest in documenting who has been vaccinated or tested negative for COVID-19. The World Health Organization has warned so-called vaccine passports may not be an effective way to reopen, and healthcare professionals argue vaccine certificates may further …
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Guidance: NHS COVID-19 app: privacy information

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Guidance: NHS COVID-19 app: privacy information

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Guidance: Privacy notice for maintaining records of staff, customers and visitors to support NHS Test and Trace

Department Of Health Details To support NHS Test and Trace in England, some organisations in certain sectors of the economy must collect the details, and maintain records, of staff, customers and visitors on their premises. This privacy notice is concerned with the processing of this personal data by the Department of Health and Social …
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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing: privacy information

Published 17 April 2020 Last updated 10 September 2020 +show all updates 10 September 2020 Added new document: ‘Antibody testing for coronavirus: privacy information’. 8 July 2020 In the privacy information and quick read: changed if it is confirmed that that you contracted COVID-19 from a work-related exposure your employer is obliged to report this …
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