National Data Guardian - Consultation response - Response to the comments and feedback on the NDG proposed work priorities
The National Data Guardian for Health and Care (NDG) has published the
response to the consultation on proposed work priorities.
In response to the consultation feedback the NDG has refined plans and will
be pursuing three refocussed priorities. These are:
Addressing the plan to encourage information sharing for individual care,
the response states:
The full response is
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