It looks suspiciously like a trial run for handing Palantir the £360million contract to run the whole “NHS Federated Data Platform”.
The NHS needs to listen to clinicians and solve the workforce crisis – not a dubious data dashboard from Peter Thiel.
After two legal cases by openDemocracy and Foxglove, the government has scrapped a contract with the spy tech firm. But bigger battles over the NHS’s future await, writes Cori Crider
We’ve teamed up with over 50 healthcare, human rights, anti-racist and anti-privatisation organisations to call for an end to US spy tech firm Palantir’s involvement in the NHS.
The government has now agreed it cannot allow Palantir to use NHS data for non-Covid matters without asking the public first.
Foxglove and openDemocracy are fighting for your right to a say about data deals between the NHS and Big Tech.
The health service’s data belongs to all of us. We’re fighting to make sure it remains protected so we can all benefit from it.