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Low risk research using routinely collected identifiable health information without informed consent: encounters with the Patient Information Advisory Group.

Abstract:

Current UK legislation is impacting upon the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of medical record-based research aimed at benefiting the NHS and the public heath. Whereas previous commentators have focused on the Data Protection Act 1998, the Health and Social Care Act 2001 is the key legislation for public health researchers wishing to access medical records without written consent. The Act requires researchers to apply to the Patient Information Advisory Group (PIAG) for permission to acces...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/jme.2006.019661

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Metcalfe, C More by this author
Martin, RM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
Journal of medical ethics
Volume:
34
Issue:
1
Pages:
37-40
Publication date:
2008-01-05
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EISSN:
1473-4257
ISSN:
0306-6800
URN:
uuid:79bc0f79-ee6d-461a-9931-181b474fae8a
Source identifiers:
120669
Local pid:
pubs:120669

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