This circular highlights the main implications for the NHS of the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated Orders and regulations and the consequent action NHS bodies should take in order to comply with the Act. It is not a complete
This table lists some of the statutory responsibilities assigned to organisations that traditionally undertake population health management, where they require data in order to effectively discharge. Please note that this list is not exhaustive, however it evidences the range of
White paper from the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College that finds that the NHS remains vulnerable to cyber-attack, and must take urgent steps to defend against threats which could risk the safety of patients. It outlines a
New access to information strategy from the Information Commissioners Office sets out five goals relating to the suite of access to information legislation regulated by the ICO: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) 2000, the Environmental Information Regulations (EIR) 2004, and
This document describes the proposals to reform patient registration, funding and contracting rules to ensure patients have both choice as well as access to integrated care; and to harness the potential of digital providers to help with our workforce shortages
Date of report: 2 April 2019 Deceased name: Tarek Chowdhury Coroners name: Richard Furniss Coroners Area: London (West) Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths; State Custody related deaths This report is being sent to: Home Office;
If the UK leaves the EU without a deal, there will be no immediate change in the UK’s own data protection standards. The UK would continue to allow the free flow of personal data from the UK to the European
This is the Joint Controller and Information Sharing Framework Agreement that sets out NHS England’s and NHS Improvement’s responsibilities when acting as joint data controllers.
This Digital Framework for Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) supports local services and AHPs to make that happen and works towards services that are both paper-free at the point of care and connected to other services and systems. This digital framework
This document is intended to compliment the “NHS Chaplaincy Guidelines in 2015: Promoting Excellence in Pastoral, Spiritual and Religious Care” by providing clarification guidance on the information governance to address the long standing issues of chaplains access to patient records.
Report from the Institure of Public Care on how the adult social care sector uses technology and to identify good practice, as well as security risks, prevalent in the sector. This report identifies the common, key risks that provider services
British Heart Foundation report that identifies that the spread of misinformation risks undermining public confidence in the use of artificial intelligence in health care. The report warns that the NHS and relevant bodies need to do more to improve public
Ipsos MORI, working in partnership with York Health Economics Consortium, and with advisory input from Professor Chris Salisbury (University of Bristol), were commissioned by NHS Hammersmith and Fulham Clinical Commissioning Group and NHS England in May 2018 to undertake an
This letter from Dawn Monaghan and Professor Keith Willett is about EU Exit and ensuring continued access to, processing and sharing of personal data.
This report discusses the implementation challenges and to realising the potential for blockchain – distributed ledger technology (DLT) in healthcare, to warn against shoehorning a solution into a problem. This includes issues around security, trust, the implications of GDPR, as well
This is a step-by-step guide that will help GP practices to go about checking patients who want to access GP online services.
This report summarise research evaluating the main legal barriers to the better use of health data for pharmaceutical innovation. Issues are evaluated according to barriers arising in utilising data to support key activities across the lifecycle of a medicine: epidemiology
Chief Medical Officers annual report, this year the focus is on discussing: health as the nation’s primary asset the health environment we live in and build together using emerging technologies to improve health for everyone effective planning for the future
Updated document first published in 2001, that sets out guidelines on handling mammograms and screening records. It includes information about: legal requirements review of screen packets storage issues destroying films and paperwork
New data-driven technologies, powered by novel ways of linking and analysing patient data, are set to transform the way that health and social care is delivered as well as the ways in which we manage our own health. Technologies such