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Weekly Roundup of Data Issues - 12 February 2016
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Australia, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • February 12 2016

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published a revised Privacy Notices Code for consultation. The consultation period runs for eight


Cracking down on legal highs
  • DWF LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2016

In the wake of increased public pressure, the Government is cracking down on legal highs and ACAS has issued useful guidance on the issue for


Referrals to the Nursing and Midwifery Council from members of the public increase by nearly 50
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 11 2016

The NMC, which is the largest regulator in the world, regulating over 685,000 nurses and midwives across the UK, has released statistics which make


Swipe Right? ‘Tinder’ Approach Used to Staff English Hospitals
  • Arnold & Porter LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2016

The Christie Hospital in Manchester, England is trialing an app intended to streamline its temporary staffing requirements in a modern, flexible and


NHS to be ‘paperless’ by 2020 following £4 billion investment
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 10 2016

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt announced earlier this week that more than £4 billion will be invested to bring modern technology into the NHS. It is


R (Speck) v HM Coroner for District of York v NHS England v MEDACS
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

The case of Speck has recently been published by the High Court. The background issue related to the provision of a "place of safety" under mental


Darnley v. Croydon Health Services and NHS Trust 2-15 EWHC 2301 (QB)
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

A recent High Court judgment has provided clarification on the duties owed by non- medically trained personnel in a Hospital setting. The judgement


Retention of highly sensitive information: How long is too long?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

Public bodies are subject to clear obligations to treat personal information with the appropriate sensitivity and security, but there is also an


Confidentiality and the sharing of genetic information
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

ABC v (1) St George's Healthcare NHS Trust (2) South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (3) Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


Another nail in the coffin for secondary victim claims
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 9 2016

Timothy Owers (as administrator of the Estate of Karen Owers) & Anor v Medway NHS Foundation Trust and the Secretary of State for Health (Formerly