2020 was a big year for health data in the UK. In the year of Brexit and COVID-19, information governance was key. So what does 2021 have in store? In the Life Sciences Lawyer magazine, I discuss how NHS information governance and Brexit developments will continue to shape the conversation on UK health data.
5 topics on the horizon for 2021:
- Partnerships between the NHS and the private sector
- Anonymisation and the (messy) intersection of data privacy and the common law duty of confidentiality
- The National Data Opt-Out deadline of 31 March 2021
- The upcoming new Records Management Code of Practice
Find a PDF link to the article below.
We have seen an explosion in the number of collaborations between the NHS and the private sector in recent years. The private sector is increasingly accessing and using datasets from various NHS organisations to develop datadriven healthcare technology.... NHS organisations are increasingly asking, what is in it for the public sector in these deals?