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Doctors’ outrage as Government ‘snoops’ over sick notes

Reposted from the Sunday Express FAMILY doctors have accused the Government of “state snooping” after it emerged that patients’ sickness records are to be collected and published. The Department for Work and Pensions will comb through GP records, including the … Continue reading

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‘Poor’ British Transport Police data ‘risks safety’

Reposted from BBC Wales The safety of the public and police has been put at risk because of the way British Transport Police handles information at its offices in Cardiff, three whistleblowers claim. The chief constable of the force has … Continue reading

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GP exposes bullying tactics behind care.watch data scheme.

Reposted from Big Brother Watch This opt out (in?) only applies to England at the moment, but you can bet your bottom dollar they will bring it in for Wales, Scotland (unless they vote no in the referendum) and Northern … Continue reading

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Police will have ‘backdoor’ access to health records despite opt-out, says MP

‘ello, ‘ello, ‘ello, what’s going on ‘ere then? Patients’ records at a GP surgery. According to David Davis, in the past police would need to track down the GP who held a suspect’s records and obtain a disclosure order. Photograph: … Continue reading

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