NHS England has announced eleven centres which will deliver the 100,000 Genomes Project, aimed at improving the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of certain diseases.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said the insurance industry ‘fully supports' the findings of the HSCIC Partridge review in safeguarding the use of medical data.
The proportion of pure protection advised sales has risen to 91% but standalone critical illness has declined significantly, FSA data has reported.
Bright Grey and Scottish Provident have warned that insurers could be "shooting themselves in the foot" by changing the way they request medical evidence from GPs.
HSBC subsidiaries have been fined a total of £3m for failing to protect their customers' personal data.