TITLE

DATABASE ROAD TO HELL?

AUTHOR(S)
Cockell, Merrick
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Community Care;3/5/2009, Issue 1760, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the new national database ContactPoint, which will include details of all under-18s, in Great Britain and the matters related to data security and confidentiality. It is stated that the imposition of ContactPoint may be well-intentioned but there may be problems related to breach of data. The author observes that the fact that their children's details can be routinely accessed by up to 390,000 professionals is not a fact to put anyone's mind at ease.
ACCESSION #
37214530

 

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