The Government Wants to Sell Your GP Medical Records – Here’s How to Opt-Out – Byline Times

1st July. Whoosh! “Data about diagnoses, symptoms, observations, test results, medications, allergies, immunisations, referrals, recalls and appointments..…
“ including information about physical, mental and sexual health.” This will also include data about “staff who have treated patients”, and data “on sex, ethnicity and sexual orientation”, as well as other sensitive data.”

And they won’t “sell” it. They will “charge for access”
“Having collected millions of patients’ GP histories, their data will be “disseminated” – including into the secret ‘VIP lanes’ for GP data.
It is likely that the majority of the population will not be aware of any of this.”
“ It will not know that the Government has commanded NHS Digital to instruct their GP to hand over a copy of their lifelong medical history to be sold – because the Government has taken the decision not to tell anyone.”

This is what a Professor of Health Informatics has to say
“NHS Digital does audit some (but not all) of its customers which receive copies of data. Several of these audits have revealed that, not only do organisations break the ‘protections’ in place, but that these do not stop them from getting data once they have been broken.”
“Some of these protections are legal obligations, but audits have shown that one public body did not even conduct a legally-required data protection impact assessment.”

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Don’t want it to happen you you and YOUR children to grave GP records?

Then complete this form (which helpfully has the correct SNOMED code in it) and hand it in or post it to your GP. Some might accept email…
If you have gone online and lodged an opt out form online it won’t be the right one. It won’t stop the GP data irretrievable WHOOSH!

So do a belts and braces and complete and deliver this one.

The GP opt out has to be in before 23rd June 2021.
The excellent Phil Booth @EinsteinsAttic here in a very short clip.

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