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Wide-ranging UK DATA SHARING moves one step closer

David Pollard

NHS care.data

Other than that there will be a number of regional centres rather than a single database, it looks as though little has changed.

http://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/2374495/nhs-england-to-forge-ahead-with-unchanged-caredata-plans

http://www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/oct/07/care-data-patient-information-accredited-safe-havens

http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/records/healthrecords/Pages/care-data.aspx

"Your date of birth, full postcode, NHS Number and gender rather than your name will be used to link your records in a secure system, managed by the HSCIC. Once this information has been linked, a new record will be created. This new record will not contain information that identifies you."

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