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Google and Royal Free trust consider data sharing issues
By Neil Merrett
Trust maintains that pilot work to develop kidney health app will support 'direct care' as privacy group questions whether sufficient approval processes are in place for project
Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
HSCIC seeks ID authentication market engagement
By Neil Merrett
National data and IT systems provider seeks initial market feedback over citizen and enhanced staff access to online health services; tender process could launch in June or July
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Google patient data share ignites NHS confidentiality concerns
By Neil Merrett
Details of Google AI company’s data sharing agreement with NHS trust has raised wider questions over how patient information should be provided to third parties – if at all
Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
Save my life, but not without consent
In a piece that first appeared on the BCS Chartered Institute for IT's Institutional Thinking blog, BCS Policy and Community director David Evans looks at the excruciating dilemma in a broken data system
Public Services > Healthcare > Features
ICO fines NHS trust £185,000 for publishing staff personal details online
By David Bicknell
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust accused of having "played fast and loose" with "highly sensitive and private information"
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NHS 24 rejects June relaunch for delayed operational system
By Neil Merrett
Withdrawn technology, originally implemented last year to overhaul phone and online care, remains on course to go live once again this summer despite technical issues
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NHS.UK online overhaul continues as beta phase begins
By Neil Merrett
It is understood that beta version of revamped site could go live next year in attempt to streamline and standardise design and services
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3 steps to understanding what cognitive means for governments...
A cognitive approach to the challenges facing governments enables them to access and analyse vast streams and sources of disparate data, creating insight and applied learning at speed, says Karolin Nakonz, executive partner in IBM Cognitive Solutions, and Government Leader Europe at IBM
Public Services > Healthcare > Features
HSCIC to commence patient data sharing opt outs this month
By Neil Merrett
'Type 2' objections received since 2014 to sharing of data will now be honoured; Caldicott findings delayed until after EU referendum with public consultation to follow
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HSCIC gets an NHS Digital makeover
By David Bicknell
Organisation rebrands itself under a digital umbrella and appoints Noel Gordon as new chair
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