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About Alison Macfarlane

Alison Macfarlane is a perinatal epidemiologist and statistician at City University London. She specialises in the interpretation and policy use of official statistics, in health and particularly maternity care. She is a member of Radical Statistics and has contributed to many of its publications.

Articles by Alison Macfarlane

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

Opting out of care.data is not the answer

Mistrust of care.data is not surprising, given the corporate interests involved - but simply opting out will make it even harder to monitor the impact of privatisation on Britain's health.

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