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Increased protection and security for GP data collection programme

 

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Increased protection and security for GP data collection programme

Patient data used for life-saving research will benefit from even greater protection and assurances owing to tougher safeguards that will be put in place ahead of the GP Data for Planning and Research programme commencing.

In a letter sent to all GP’s,  Minister for Primary Care and Health Promotion, Jo Churchill set out a new process for commencing data collection, moving away from a previously fixed date of 1 September.