NHS Digital CEO on current data policy

(Published to the use MY data site on 2019-03-15)

Health Service Journal - Article about the view of NHS Digital CEO on current data policy

Talking at a recent event in London, NHS Digital chief executive Sarah Wilkinson has warned a confused policy on data sharing risks sowing deep and almost irreparable public mistrust. She warns that the existing mistrust is already slowing us down on sharing data to improve care, with clinicians in particular anxious about sharing it with the health research systems because they do not feel they can be completely confident in its uses. The National Data Opt-out is described as not sophisticated enough.

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