Update 6th July 2016:
Following two independent reviews by the Care Quality Commission (Safe data, Safe Care) and National Data Guardian for Health and Care (Review of data security, consent and opt-outs), a decision has been taken to close the Care-Data Programme. Work will now be taken forward by the National Information Board in order to drive better care for patients.
Written Statement Care.Data Programme Closure
CQC Review Safe Data, Safe Care July 2016
Data Security Review