Processing of Personal Health Data under the EU General Data Protection Regulations

Irrespective of how Brexit pans out, we expect the principles the EUGDPR embodies to come into UK law between now and April 2018 and the ICO advises all health and care providers to prepare for the new rules promptly.

The EUGDPR are designed to bring the data processing law up to date with a society where the vast majority of personal data exists digitally. For those of us familiar with the old Data Protection Act the big question is, what do I need to do differently now?

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