Phil Booth co-ordinates medConfidential - campaigning for medical data privacy. For more on how the changes will affect your medical records, visit medConfidential’s ongoing ‘masterclass’ blog series.
Published in: ourNHS: AnalysisMatt Hancock has quietly told your GP to hand over your health data. Why?
If you live in England, all your encounters with your GP – information about your physical, mental and sexual health...
England's NHS is embracing 'big data'. But who’s really benefiting?
As the new NHS app launches this week, huge questions remain about what happens to our private health data - now a...
Published in: openDemocracyUKWhat does the government know about you - and have they got it right?
Personal data is now used not only to deliver but to deny services, so it's more important than ever to check what's...
Is the government telling us the truth about GDPR and our NHS medical data?
If you want to make sure your medical data isn’t shared with third parties for unknown purposes, you may need to...
Why BigData is running roughshod over the NHS - and what to do about it
The NHS is being treated as both a 'cash cow' and a 'data cow', a string of recent scandals suggest. And now there's...
Care.data is dead - long live care.data?
Whilst the care.data 'brand' has collapsed, the widespread sharing of your data looks set to expand - and not just in health.