15 May 2017
The PHG Foundation is working with government departments and other NGO’s to highlight the impact that the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is likely to have on health care, biomedical innovation and medical research.
PHG Foundation Head of Humanities, Alison Hall, is a member of the National Health and Social Care GDPR Working Group convened by NHS England and the Health Research GDPR Working Group
During the legislative progress of the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679), the PHG Foundation worked with the Wellcome Trust and other healthcare charities and interested stakeholders to advocate for a proportionate and facilitative regulatory framework that acknowledged the importance of medical research and innovation in healthcare. Read more
The General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data (GDPR)) was published in April 2016 and will be directly enforceable on Member States.
New guidance for processing personal data for medical research purposes published by the Health Research Authority (HRA): Legal basis and health research, Transparency, Safeguards, Subject rights and research exemptions. PHG Foundation helped to draft as a partner organisation working with the HRA
Consultation response: Profiling and automated decision making under GDPR
Consultation response: Department of Culture Media and Sport: GDPR Derogations (Healthcare) (submitted by Wellcome Trust)
Consultation response: Department of Culture Media and Sport: GDPR Derogations (Medical Research) (submitted by NHS England)
Consultation response: Information Commissioner Office: Automated individual decision making and profiling (submitted by PHG Foundation)
Consultation response: Information Commissioner Office: Consent (submitted by PHG Foundation)