Data protection registrar calls for culture of privacyBMJ 1997; 314 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.314.7085.919h (Published 29 March 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;314:919
- Douglas Carnall
The data protection registrar has called on the medical profession to adopt a culture of data privacy.
Speaking at a conference on healthcare computing in Harrogate last week, Ms Elizabeth France argued that the use of “pseudonymised data” could address some of the problems caused by the need for confidential medical data to be transferred within the NHS.
Many of the processes in the NHS internal market …
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