Using online consultations in primary care: implementation toolkit – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This online consultation toolkit is an interactive document that provides a range of ideas and options for different professionals, including clinicians, at different points in their implementation journey.

Information sharing protocol across secure and detained settings – NHS England

This document is an overarching agreement between the parties to regulate the sharing of specific Personal Sensitive Data (PSD as defined in the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation 2018. It provides a framework for assuring the safeguarding

HSC (2000) 009 : Data Protection Act 1998: protection and use of patient information – NHS Executive

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

Legal basis and statutory duties supporting commissioning: Population Health Intelligence Reference Matrices – NHS England

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

Improving cyber security in the NHS – Imperial College London Institute of Global Health Innovation

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

Openness by design: The Information Commissioner’s strategic plan 2019/20 – 2021/22 – Information Commissoners Office

 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

Digital-First Primary Care Policy: consultation on patient registration, funding and contracting rules – NHS England and NHS Improvement

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

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Tarek Chowdhury – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

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;

Frequently asked questions on Data Protection in a no deal EU Exit – NHS England

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

NHS England and NHS Improvement Joint Controller and Information Sharing Framework Agreement – NHS England and NHS Improvement

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.

A Digital Framework for Allied Health Professionals – NHS England

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

Information Governance: NHS Chaplaincy and Non-Religious Pastoral Support – NHS England

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.

Adult Social Care Data and Cyber Security Programme: Final Report – Oxford Brookes University Institute of Public Care

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

Putting Patients At The Heart Of Artificial Intelligence – All-Party Parliamentary Group On Heart and Circulatory Diseases

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

Evaluation of Babylon GP at hand: Final evaluation report – Ipsos MORI and York Health Economics Consortium

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

Reformer Thoughts: Blockchain in the NHS – Reform

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