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Big brother to log your drinking habits and waist size as GPs are forced to hand over confidential records

Posted By yihan On February 2, 2013 @ 7:23 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Jack Doyle
Daily Mail [1]

GPs are to be forced to hand over confidential records on all their patients’ drinking habits, waist sizes and illnesses.

The files will be stored in a giant information bank that privacy campaigners say represents the ‘biggest data grab in NHS history’.

They warned the move would end patient confidentiality and hand personal information to third parties.

The data includes weight, cholesterol levels, body mass index, pulse rate, family health history, alcohol consumption and smoking status.

Full story here. [1]


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[1] Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2272166/Big-brother-log-drinking-habits-waist-size.html#axzz2JhXYhdJ3

[2] Guess Who’s Viewing Your ‘Confidential’ Medical Records?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/guess-who%e2%80%99s-viewing-your-%e2%80%98confidential%e2%80%99-medical-records.html

[3] Big brother now spies on journalists, keeps records of online activity: http://www.prisonplanet.com/big-brother-now-spies-on-journalists-keeps-records-of-online-activity.html

[4] ‘Big Brother’ warning over Government database that records EVERY phone call and e-mail in Britain: http://www.prisonplanet.com/big-brother-warning-over-government-database-that-records-every-phone-call-and-e-mail-in-britain.html

[5] Census Data Not So Confidential After All: http://www.prisonplanet.com/census-data-not-so-confidential-after-all.html

[6] TSA nominee misled Congress about accessing confidential records: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tsa-nominee-misled-congress-about-accessing-confidential-records.html

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