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NHS secretary opposes FoIA disclosure quoting ‘chilling effect’

The permanent secretary of the Department of Health, Una O’Brien, is opposing the information commissioner’s ruling for the government to reveal the risk assessments of the government’s NHS reforms, The Guardian reports.

The secretary said that publishing the documents …

NHS records system classifies live patients as ‘dead’

Lorenzo, the software system designed to connect the patient records of 30 million people across England, has failed to live up to its promises, The Times reports. According to the National Audit Office, the software system has suffered from 3,128 …