Tag Archives: Matt Hancock

Government is forced to delay its NHS data grab by stealth

The government has been forced to postpone its plans for a massive, nationwide data scrape of people’s confidential NHS records. The NHS’s 55 million patients had been given just six weeks’ notice that their medical histories could be sold on … Continue reading

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Just weeks to stop government selling your medical records

NHS patients in Croydon have less than a month in which to complete a form to exercise their rights and insist that their confidential medical records are not sold to private firms. Doctors and medical activists have described the move … Continue reading

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Week-long manhunt traces covid Brazil variant to Croydon

After a week-long, nationwide manhunt, health officials have traced a mystery person with the Brazilian variant of covid-19 to Croydon. Additional coronavirus testing resources are being deployed to the borough as a consequence, with an expectation that “surge testing” may … Continue reading

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Covid infection rate in Croydon hits highest level since May

There have been 52 new cases of covid-19 reported in Croydon in the first eight days of September, as the health minister today refused to rule out the possibility of a second nationwide lockdown to stop the spread of the … Continue reading

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Assembly told track and trace app ‘may not work’ in London

The government’s self-acclaimed “world-beating” track and trace app won’t be available for use in London “until the autumn”, and even then, it may not work properly in the capital. That was the stark assessment of a key tool in Prime … Continue reading

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