Better information means better care - but do you agree with the ethics?

Later this year private companies will be able to buy patient information. This is powered by the decision to change the way that confidential medical records are handled by the NHS.

Sharing patient information will help us better understand health care needs but do you agree with the moral and ethical implications of the decision?

Do you think patients should have the option to fully opt-out if they want to?

Further reading:
http://www.nhs.uk/NHSEngland/thenhs/records/healthrecords/Pages/care-data.aspx

Authored By Nicole Chalmers on Wednesday 22nd January 2014