NHS database concerns: "Affect future job prospects"
A group of MPs will examine why NHS England's giant new medical database, known as care.data, had to be put on hold over concerns the public didn't know how to opt out.
Supporters say it will improve medical research, but opponents claim that data could end up in the wrong hands.
5 live's Rowan Bridge asked people in Manchester if they were aware of the database and if they had concerns.
Department of Health statement to 5 Live Breakfast: A Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) spokesperson said:
"The newly formed HSCIC can now only provide HES data to health organisations that are looking to improve the way they are run for the benefit of their patients. This data is completely protected and does not identify individuals."
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