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Reconfiguring privacy and confidentiality practices: a case study of technological integration in HIV health services

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Changes to the technological landscape of the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK have often raised debates on information privacy and patient confidentiality. This has been especially pertinent in the context of HIV health services, where patient records have been historically segregated from hospital notes to protect confidentiality and account for the nature of the condition as a stigmatised terminal illness. However, as current anti-retroviral treatment extends life expectancy, HIV...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Oxford Internet Institute
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:265ff900-72cd-4ec7-bc95-8717d9640240
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ora:7437

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