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Report by independent information governance panel

This report looks at whether health and social care organisations are sharing information wisely and preventing improper disclosure of personal data.

It shows evidence of pockets of exemplary practice but the overall picture is of a need for improvement. It concludes that a basic condition for building public trust is a commitment to more transparency about how data is collected, stored and used. It argues that individuals must also be able to opt out of data sharing arrangements and be confident that their wishes are being respected consistently across the system. More ....