Google pulls out of secret deal to show data on NHS hospitals

Murad Ahmed and Chris Smyth write in The Times:

Google has pulled out of a groundbreaking deal to include NHS data within its search results, blaming a “toxic” backlash against controversial plans to link GP patient records.

The internet company had been in secret talks with health chiefs over showing death rates, waiting times and other information in searches for NHS hospitals, with sources saying it feared that the project would be tarred by association with NHS England’s stalled care.data scheme.

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