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BMA: Subject access requests to GPs increased by more than a third since GDPR

Friday 14th December 2018

GP practices are dealing with a barrage of subject access requests (SARs) since the new GDPR data protection regulations were introduced earlier this year.
 
A BMA survey of 1,500 GPs showed that SARs have increased by over a third (36%) since the rules – which mean practices can no longer charge a nominal fee for such requests – came into force in May. 
 
The BMA's GP Committee said the requests...

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