UK: New patient privacy threat at sexual health clinics

Charlie Cooper reports:

Patients will be put off visiting sexual health clinics, leading to a rise in sexually transmitted infections, if the Government removes legal safeguards in a controversial shake-up of privacy laws, medical charities say.

Strict confidentiality regulations are being dropped because the NHS organisations they apply to were abolished in the Government’s controversial health reforms.

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