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Good public services depend on us trusting them with our data

By Elizabeth Kirkwood  

In 2003, when I was an undergraduate student, I spent a summer working for a little known data company then based in the City of London. Today Dr Foster is well-known, but back then more people seemed to have heard of the foolish doctor in the famous nursery rhyme who went to Gloucester and stepped in a puddle, as opposed to the NHS partner organisation that collates and analyses healthcare data.

I was often met with…

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