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Letters Continuing disquiet on the data front

Continuing disquiet on the data front: involve your local Caldicott guardian

BMJ 2023; 382 doi: (Published 25 September 2023) Cite this as: BMJ 2023;382:p2141
  1. Gee Yen Shin, Caldicott guardian
  1. University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK
  1. geeyen.shin{at}

I share the concerns expressed by Salisbury about the poor track record of large NHS IT projects.1 I remember the debacle of the NHS Programme for IT all too well. Similarly, the General Practice Data for Planning and Research caused concerns around transparency and communication.

This is why confidence in the latest major NHS IT tender, which, as …

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