Jun 22nd 2010

Summary Care Record survives but scaled back?

Leading medical magazine, Pulse, have a very interesting exclusive on the future of the Summary Care Record: The Government is planning to switch to a scaled back, ‘patient-held’ electronic care record, severing central control over the controversial programme, but stopping short of scrapping it altogether. A senior Government source told Pulse of moves to substantially […]

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Jun 16th 2010

Whither DNA database reform?

It's been a while since we last talked about the DNA database, but over 1 million innocent people are still having their biometric data tested every time the police turn-up a DNA sample at a crime scene. Contrary to the oft repeated propaganda of our previous government, there is simply no evidence to suggest that […]

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