NHS Digital to use Palantir system to extract patient data

And they'll do it without patient consent

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Rights groups in the UK, USA and elsewhere have criticised Palantir's data collection practices
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Rights groups in the UK, USA and elsewhere have criticised Palantir's data collection practices

NHS England is likely to face a new legal challenge soon, as the Government prepares to harvest patient-identifiable data from hospital systems and share it with controversial US software company Palantir.

NHS England has instructed NHS Digital to collect patient-level identifiable data about admission, inpatient, discharge, and outpatient activities from acute care facilities on a daily basis, for a...

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