The NHS and BCS, The Chartered Insititute for IT, have published a guidance document titled ‘Keeping your online health and social care records safe and secure’ in relation to GP medical records for all individuals going online by 2015.
Advice in the document includes how to share these electronic records and how to create secure passwords. It also says that citizens should guard this data the way they do their bank details
According to the BCS: “These records contain potentially sensitive personal information, so it’s important that individuals know how to keep them safe The BCS and NHS say that people should be prepared to protect their online medical records in the same way they look after their banking details.”
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As part of our series on the Cloud, Adam Evans, Partnership Director from Agilisys recently caught up with Sean Green, Head of ICT at Tower Hamlets and Independent director of London Grid for Learning to talk about the potential of the London SuperCloud, and how it can help to deliver public services more effectively in the capital.