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Using data in the NHS: the implications of the opt-out and GDPR

Harry Evans, writing for the Kings Fund, looks at the importance of patient data to the planning, monitoring, and development of NHS services, and discusses how new legislation giving patients more power to opt-out of secondary data usage will impact upon the reliability and robustness of this rich data source.  To read a brief summary of this article and to get the link to the full version please login to the Members Area.