Jon Ungoed-Thomas reports:
The NHS is sending millions of patient records and confidential medical notes to India for processing — despite a pledge by Labour that personal information would not be sent overseas.
It is the first time that databases of names, addresses and NHS numbers of patients have been sent abroad, along with private information about medical appointments.
NHS managers, under pressure to cut costs, are implementing the changes despite warnings about poor security in some offshore centres.
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