Campaign groups threaten legal action over NHS data platform

20/03/2023 | The Register

The legal team representing the Doctors’ Association UK, the National Pensioners’ Convention, and Just Treatment are threatening legal action if their clients' questions about the NHS Federated Data Platform continue to go unanswered. They are seeking assurances about patient consultation and data protection, along with whether technology companies, including Amazon and Google, could sell back to the NHS under the scheme for the public good. 

In related news, OpenDemocracy reports hundreds of NHS hospitals have been told to share patient data with Palantir Technologies. 

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