Month: February 2018

The NHS:Unlocking a Data Revolution

In this research paper we explore the NHS and the obstacles that must be overcome to provide the power and potential for the future, not just for the organisation, but for the patients and society.

Is the NHS GDPR Ready?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become law on 25th May 2018, superseding the twenty-year-old Data Protection Act, which is no longer fit for purpose in this Digital Age. GDPR enhances data protection laws across both the United Kingdom and European Union. Organisations, particularly those whom collect, process and share vast quantities of personal …

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PwC Scale Programme launches with MyLife Digital on board

Twelve companies will line-up on 1st March, to pitch their value proposition at the Scale | South West Executive Evening, including MyLife Digital. Strengthening Bristol’s reputation as a tech, creative and media hub, PwC and Business West, in collaboration with Engine Shed have identified a dozen fast-growth companies in the South West and Wales who …

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Patient privacy under threat from NHS Digital and Home Office data sharing agreement

Last week, it transpired that NHS Digital had been sharing non-clinical patient information with the Home Office for immigration purposes. The Home Office uses both NHS Digital and The Department for Health to obtain non-clinical data, such as addresses, Date of Birth, GP details and the local GP surgery registration date. The Home Office is …

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Navigate the "Bumps in the Road" on your journey towards GDPR compliance

Chief Commercial Officer, J Cromack, reflects on his recent panel session at the GDPR:Summit On the 30th January, I had the pleasure of addressing a room of delegates at the GDPR:Summit in London, alongside other like-minded advocates of strong data governance – Neira Jones, Sue MacLure, Robert Wassall and Tim Hunt. The discussions around the …

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