SPINE records to be given to Drug Trials

Filed under: Opting out — helen at 4:37 pm on Tuesday, February 20, 2007

Now the New Year is well and truly upon us it seems that the DH Connecting for Health IT project want to use patient SPINE records for drug trials. This would mean allowing the pharmaceutical industry, researchers and other private companies access to confidential patient medical records. Its very unclear whether the DH will be seeking patient consent before giving the confidential medical details of individuals to private companies and researchers.

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Helen Wilkinson

National Coordinator