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Government to access patients’ data without GPs’ knowledge or consent

Leeds-based NHS Digital – formerly known as NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre – has agreed to hand over patients’ information to the Home Office without GPs’ consent if it believes patients have committed an immigration offence. 575 more words


Maintaining Medical Professionalism Online: Posting of Patient Information: Case History


Ms Jones, 40 years old, with a past history of silicone augmentation mammoplasty, is diagnosed with sarcoidosis after being admitted to the hospital with a rash determined to be lupus pernio. 1,536 more words


The Harlequin Baby Saga: Was the suspension of doctors justified?

In the first half of June this year, doctors at a teaching hospital in Maharashtra became part of medical lore in India as they were involved with the first documented case of Harlequin Ichthyosis (keratosis diffusa fetalis) in India. 741 more words


Patient Confidentiality, Implementing Best Practices In Southern Africa

Anyone who has seen a hospital series or crime show will surely have come across the concept of patient confidentiality at some point. It may be of interest to explore what this exactly means. 742 more words

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