Tag Archive for "data-sharing"

There’s benefits in talking about data sharing

July 17, 2017 – Kaela Scott

Over the past 3 weeks Involve has led a series of 6 workshops, in diverse range of local authority areas across England, exploring how professionals from the public and voluntary sectors understand the ‘public benefits’ of data sharing for the purpose of delivering public services. Previous public engagement work has tended to suggest that people…

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Data sharing: six local area partners announced

May 16, 2017 – Simon Burall

Government stores and uses personal data about citizens as part of the way it does its work. Effective use of this data means that government can deliver more effective and efficient public services to the public. However, the storage and use of, what can sometimes be, highly personal data raises concerns about both privacy and security. Our…

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Government data and public benefit

January 25, 2017 – Simon Burall

We are delighted to announce a major new partnership between the Carnegie UK Trust and Involve. We will be working together in three local authority areas to build a better understanding of how different groups (government, civil society and advocacy groups) make sense of, and balance, the trade-offs inherent in data sharing, specifically between public…

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Sharing patient records: what do citizens say?

May 19, 2016 – Sophie Blake

Patient records contain sensitive personal information, but they can also provide valuable insight to people who are working to improve healthcare provision. Deciding who should be able to access patient records and how is inevitably a complex issue and one that health authorities have been grappling with for a while. It won’t be a big…

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Opening Policy, Protecting Privacy

November 13, 2014 – Tim Hughes

How can government use the personal data it holds about us? How should government use the personal data it holds about us? With the rapid advancements in the ability to collect, manage, analyse, link, and share data, the gap between the answers to these questions is growing ever wider. I blogged on the data sharing open policy process Involve…

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Data sharing open policy process

Published: May 2, 2014

This open policy process is intended to support civil society organisations, independent experts, and government departments to explore the benefits, risks, limitations and governance for sharing personal data within government. The Government is keen to explore whether some of the barriers to sharing and linking different datasets in government can be removed in order to develop…

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