NHS Admit Medical Records Are Not Safe

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The NHS has finally admitted what everyone has known for years: they can’t guarantee the security of the information gathered by their Care.data programme. Tim Kelsey, NHS England’s national director for patients and information, admitted on Tuesday that the security of patients medical records “can never be 100 per cent guaranteed”. In 2013 Mr Kelsey assured that Care.data “does not put patient confidentiality at any risk”…

Despite his admission, Mr Kelsey and the NHS are keen to push ahead with their plan for a giant central database of every NHS patients personal health information.

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