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An unaddressed data breach is likely to have a significant effect on individuals, and can result in heavy fines for those responsible.
GDPR makes data subjects' rights explicit. Your obligations to data subjects are summarised in the following eight rights.
Practices must be mindful of a number of fundamental requirements in order to comply with the legislation.
Explaining the changes to data protection law introduced as a result of the GDPR and Data Protection Act.
A patient who suffered a detached retina claimed he had not been warned that this was a risk of cataract surgery, an allegation denied by the MDU member.
Dictated notes may pose problems if records aren't transcribed promptly, or if key information is left out.
Your duty of confidentiality to a patient continues after their death.
A GP received a complaint from a patient who'd instructed a solicitor to investigate a possible claim against their employer, following a work related injury.
A GP member was due to have a remote consultation because of the coronavirus outbreak, and needed the MDU's advice with questions surrounding confidentiality and data protection.