Category Archives: Information Governance

Information Governance

Information Governance Professionals – gatekeepers or facilitators?

As someone that is fascinated by technology and particularly digital health technology, it’s hard NOT to take notice when things work well.. and conversely, when they don’t. Information Governance Professionals – Gatekeepers or Facilitators? Following a recent trip to North America, like many others, I used my biometric passport, (also referred to as an ‘ePassport’) […]

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GPDPR: A painful lesson in Transparency…or lack thereof (Part 4)

This blog is part 4 in a series delving into the GPDPR programme to uncover what went wrong, the lessons that should have been learned from care.data and what you will need to do to meet your obligations for GPDPR.  Links to the other blogs in this series can be found here: Part 1: Lessons […]

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GPDPR: A lesson in Transparency…or lack thereof (part 3)

This blog is part 3 in a series delving into the GPDPR programme to uncover what went wrong, the lessons that should have been learned from care.data and what you will need to do to meet your obligations for GPDPR.  Links to the other blogs in this series can be found here: Part 1: Lessons […]

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GPDPR: An astounding lesson in Transparency…or lack thereof (Part 2)

This blog was written prior to the government’s announcement on 8th June 2021 which confirmed that the GPDPR project would be delayed by two months until the start of September. This blog is part 2 in a series delving into the GPDPR programme to uncover what went wrong, the lessons that should have been learned […]

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GPDPR: A lesson in Transparency…or lack thereof

This blog was written prior to the government’s announcement on 8th June 2021 which confirmed that the GPDPR project would be delayed by two months until the start of September: GPDPR: A lesson in transparency…or lack thereof Heard of the GP Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) programme?  Quite possibly not, and almost certainly not […]

Ransomware Attacks

5 Ways to Protect Your Business from Ransomware Attacks

What are ransomware attacks? Any type of computer malware that threatens to delete your files unless you pay a ransom can be classified as ‘ransomware attacks’. In most cases, this type of malware finds its way into your network or systems by exploiting a security hole in vulnerable software – or by tricking somebody into […]

Does Data Drive the Market?

Does Data Drive the Market?

As the first pilot of the NHS’s Covid-19 app demonstrated, data privacy; its management and the legalities around this are increasingly key to healthcare technology. Data-sharing powers many health tech businesses and yet the sector is rife with innovations and initiatives which apparently did not consider this from the outset. The NHS care.data debacle is […]