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In our blog today, we look at the implications for Data Protection in the event of a No Deal Brexit.  An increasingly likely scenario, given the inability of the politicians in both houses, to agree on a sensible approach. A very informative article by FieldFisher explains that the EU Withdrawal Agreement seeks to ensure there…(Read More)

data protection officer

In our blog today, from Karen Heaton at Data Protection 4 Business, we look at Data Protection Officers? But do you need one? Well… probably not, unless you regularly and systematically monitor data subjects on a large scale. Or you are a local authority. Ok, you don’t. BUT you do still need someone in…(Read More)

Subject Access Request

Our fifth blog from Karen Heaton of Data Protection 4 Business covers how to handle a request from a patient or customer for details of the information that you hold on them. In our blog today, we look at a data subject’s right to access, a powerful tool for individuals who have concerns about…(Read More)

GDPR data processing

In the third in our GDPR for healthcare blog series, Karen Heaton of Data Protection for Business discusses how to ensure that you are processing data lawfully and the necessity to track the data subjects’ consent. How many emails did you receive in the run up to 25th May this year about ‘opt-ins’ to…(Read More)

data breach

In the second in our series of blogs from Karen Heaton of Data Protection 4 Business, she looks at the potential risks involved in GDPR and Data Protection Act (2018) non-compliance. Operational Risks and Penalties We all know about the potential for huge fines from the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and…(Read More)

GDPR for private medical practice

Earlier in the year our blog outlined some changes to expect in the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 26th May 2018. What else happened? Well, on the same day, the UK introduced the UK Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) which replaced the previous Data Protection Act 1998, and you…(Read More)

Our commitment to GDPR Introduction The European Union has taken a monumental step in protecting the fundamental right to privacy for every EU resident with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which will be effective from May 25, 2018. Simply put, EU residents will now have greater say over what, how, why, where, and when…(Read More)

Don’t get left behind on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). It’s happening on 25 May. Jane Braithwaite presents a very practical guide for any Independent Practitioner Today readers who have so far failed to react…. I hear you groan. Not another article on the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).It’s…(Read More)

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Doctors are under increasing scrutiny when it comes to reporting serious incidents and data-sharing in private practice. Jane Braithwaite presents a timely analysis and gives some useful tips. A recent BBC Panorama TV documentary entitled ‘How safe is your operation?’ uncovered serious concerns about the sharing of data and incident reporting in the private…(Read More)

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