56 private organisations were granted access to NHS patient data last yearBMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g2608 (Published 04 April 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g2608
- Adrian O’Dowd
Around a third of the organisations that gained access to NHS patient data last year were from the private sector, a new register has shown.
The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) published a register1 of approved data releases on 4 April, describing it as part of a drive towards greater transparency and building public trust.
The register …