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Nicholas Richard Hurd
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<p>The general position is that if information is given in circumstances where it is expected that a duty of confidence applies, that information cannot normally be disclosed without the information provider's consent.</p><p>Three circumstances making disclosure of confidential information lawful are:</p><p>• where the individual to whom the information relates has consented;<br>• where disclosure is in the public interest; and<br>• where there is a legal duty to do so, for example a court order.</p><p>So, under the common law, a healthcare provider wishing to disclose a patient's personal information to anyone outside the team providing care should first seek the consent of that patient.</p><p>There are legal gateways for sharing data and the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE and Codes issued under the Act). These include a range of explicit and implied powers enabling the police to seek and share information, in pursuit of their policing purposes, including preventing a crime and protecting persons from harm.</p>
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Home Office
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Home Office
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Nicholas Richard Hurd
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