Cookies on this website

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Accept all cookies' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. If you click 'Reject all non-essential cookies' only necessary cookies providing core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility will be enabled. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Large-scale availability of personal health data, together with improved data analytic capabilities presents enormous opportunities to transform health services and improve patient and population health. Capturing the benefits of this data revolution requires the secondary sharing of personal health data, which raises concerns over data protection, privacy and security. Successfully addressing these concerns while facilitating secondary data use is complex and relies on establishing and sustaining trust at the individual and societal level. Trust can be secured through clear data governance, public and health practitioner engagement, developing comprehensive consent procedures where needed, and implementing technical solutions to safeguard cyber security.


Journal article


Eurohealth -London-


Lse Health and Social Care

Publication Date





7 - 10