Dawn Monaghan writes:
The health sector always provides a wealth of data protection challenges, but without doubt the one currently at the forefront of most peoples’ minds are the changes to how patient information in England could be used by NHS bodies and others, with a view to improving care and health services.
With personal data at the centre of the new scheme, it’s no surprise that the ICO is being asked questions about how the Data Protection Act (DPA) applies to the scheme. It’s a complex legal area, and the way in which the DPA applies is different at each stage of the process, but this blog will try to explain it.
Read more on the ICO Blog.