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CCGs should pay for data protection officers, suggests partnership review

Tuesday 15th January 2019

CCGs should fund data protection officers to help overworked practices cope with patient data requests, the GP partnership review has suggested.
 
The review, which was commissioned by the Government and independently chaired by GP Dr Nigel Watson, said the ‘burden’ of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was disproportionately high for GPs and needed to be addressed.
 
Under GDPR, which took effect in May, ...