Medical devices in the UK – the data protection angle
Mary Rendle looks at the regulatory framework for medical devices processing NHS health data.More
Privacy issues around health data have come into sharp relief during the COVID-19 pandemic, focused on the race to develop an effective test and trace system and a vaccine. Whether health data is processed by medical devices, in databases or paper files, protection of this sensitive information is vital. We look at some key regulatory requirements in the UK, France and Germany.