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Continued Data Breaches in Healthcare

Continued Data Breaches in Healthcare

Around two years ago, I happened to be waiting in an out-patient department during a ransomware attack on the UK NHS. In this case, the UK’s over-dependence on paper-based patient records paid off. Even so, staff being locked out of all systems, including appointments, caused […]

Patient Groups and Data Protection Practice

Patient Groups and Data Protection Practice

BEST DATA PROTECTION PRACTICE  For many European patient groups and organisations, understanding their obligations under the European Union General Data Protection Regulation can be challenging. Touching all patient group activities from creating apps, to holding individual’s data, to clinical research and registries, the Regulation will […]

Data Protection – Patient Sharing Data Agreement

Data Protection – Patient Sharing Data Agreement

DeepMind, the Royal Free and the ruling Let’s being with The UK Information Commissioner’s Office. They ruled that the patient data sharing agreement between the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and Google DeepMind was non-compliant with data protection law in a number of areas. […]

European cancer patient group argues the benefits

European cancer patient group argues the benefits

European cancer patient group argue benefits of mHealth… Lets begin with the European Cancer Patient Coalition (ECPC) which argues the case for mHealth in cancer as part of its White Paper, `The Value of Innovation in Oncology’. In due time the paper will be launched. With […]