May 8th 2017

The Daily Telegraph – Doctors and nurses could be issued with body cameras to record violent patients

As originally published in the Telegraph on 06/05/2017 Doctors and nurses could be issued with body cameras to record violent patients following a successful pilot scheme in England. More than 40 staff at Berrywood Hospital within Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust were issued with cameras between December and March and the number of violent incidents and […]

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Feb 24th 2017

Big Brother Watch reaction to the publication of the Government’s Review of the Use and Retention of Custody Images

Renate Samson, Chief of Executive of Big Brother Watch said following the publication today of the Government’s Review of the Use and Retention of Custody Images:  “Finally the Home Office have published the long overdue review of the use and retention of custody images, providing some welcome clarity regarding this fast growing database police forces […]

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Jul 6th 2016

Big Brother Watch response to Dame Fiona Caldicott review of Data Security, Consent and Opt-Outs

In response to the publication of the National Data Guardian for Health and Care Review of Data Security, Consent and Opt-Outs, Renate Samson Chief Executive of Big Brother Watch said: “Dame Fiona Caldicott’s report is a leap forward in the conversation about how our personal information should be handled within the NHS. “The recommendation that […]

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