Plans to allow police access to NHS data could erode trust in healthcare, England's Data Guardian warns

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Plans to allow police access to NHS data could erode trust in healthcare, England's Data Guardian warns
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Plans to allow police access to NHS data could erode trust in healthcare, England's Data Guardian warns

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill is set to go to the House of Lords later this month

Dr Nicola Byrne, England's National Data Guardian, has warned that the government's plans to force the NHS to share patients' confidential data with police forces are "problematic" and could "erode...

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