Google gets green light to access FIVE YEARS' worth of sensitive patient data from NHS Google has been given the go-ahead to access five years' worth of sensitive NHS patient data.
In a deal signed last month, the internet giant was handed hospital records of tens of thousands of patients up and down England.
New documents show the data will include medical history, diagnoses, treatment dates and ethnic origin.
The news has raised concerns about the privacy of the data, which could now be harvested and commercialised. The Daily Mail