‘Maybe we haven’t been clear enough about med records opt-out’, admits NHS data boss By Kelly Fiveash

4 February 2014 — The Register

ICO says health service failed to be upfront about its plans

NHS data chief Tim Kelsey admitted today that the health service had failed to adequately inform patients about how they can opt out of having their GP medical records shared throughout England.

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 3 February 2014: Scarlett Johansson: Israeli Apartheid is Profitable

3 February 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

PETL Launching Ceremony Held in Ramallah
IMEMC – The launching ceremony of the Palestinian Electricity Transmission Company (PETL) was held on Monday, in Ramallah, and was attended by high-ranking Palestinian officials and an EU representative. …
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EU and Washington step up pressure on Ukraine By Peter Schwarz

4 February 2014 — WSWS

The European Union and the US used last weekend’s Munich Security Conference to massively step up pressure on Ukraine. They are seeking to install a technocratic government pledged to implement harsh economic reforms drafted by the International Monetary Fund, change the constitution, curtail the power of the president and bring the opposition into power. Continue reading