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Court sanctions use of anonymised patient data

BMJ 2000; 320 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.320.7227.77/b (Published 08 January 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;320:77
  1. Tessa Richards
  1. BMJ

    The English Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court ruling made last May that the use of anonymised patient data breached confidentiality. The successful challenge, mounted by Source Informatics, the Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry, the General Medical Council, the Medical Research Council, and the National Pharmaceutical Association against the Department of …

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