Tag Archives: Data Protection

A Couple Of Not So Healthy Uses Of Sensitive Personal Data

It transpires that a manager of a leisure centre, run by a local council, who was responsible for accepting people with health problems from their GP to enable them to have fitness sessions related to their particular condition, was being … Continue reading

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Do You Have Everything You Need To Process The Data You Hold?

This is becoming a very interesting question in the modern world of data retention and data management but too many companies are either holding insufficient data for their needs or, even worse, too much!! Either way, both are potentials for … Continue reading

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Dame Fiona Caldicott Review: Her Further Recommendations – “unlawful personal data processing and sharing should be reported as ‘data breach’”

Dame Fiona Caldicott has recommended that all health and social care bodies should publish details of cases where they have processed or shared patients’ personal data without legal basis. This recommendation formed part of her report, commissioned by the Government, … Continue reading

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