Legislation

Section 117 – Approval for processing confidential patient information

Introduction

The official explanatory notes to the act describe this section as follows: “This section makes a number of amendments to the Health Service (Control of Patient Information) Regulations 2002 (S.I. 2002/1438) (the 2002 Regulations). These amendments transfer the Secretary of State’s power to approve the processing of confidential patient information for research purposes to the […]

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