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Information governance

Your information, your rights

  1. Your information, your rights
  2. GDPR compliance
  3. Who is responsible for your data
  4. Privacy notices
  5. Records of processing activities (DPIA log)
  6. Your individual rights
  7. Accessing your personal information (SARs)
  8. Guidance on requests for information
  9. Policies

What is information governance?

Standards for controlling information by this trust, for or by everyone who passes through our hands, or whose information we process.

Information governance ensures necessary safeguards for, and appropriate use of, patient and personal information.

Why do we need it?

To show that we can be trusted to maintain the confidentiality and security of personal and corporate information

How do we do this?

Providing training and giving advice and guidance. Annually assessing ourselves against DoH requirements and DSP toolkit.

Who is responsible for your data?

Senior information risk officer (SIRO)
Richard Banks, Director of Health Informatics

Caldicott guardian
Dr Graeme Tosh, Executive Medical Director

Data protection officer (DPO)
Caroline J Britten, Head of Information Governance

Public information

  • Freedom of information and environmental information regulations.
  • Publication scheme.
  • Freedom of information requests disclosure log.
  • NHS national data opt-out.
  • Confidentiality.
  • Caldicott guardian.
  • National data guardian.
  • Common law duty of confidentiality.
  • Data Protection Act (2018).
  • Records management.
  • Records management policy.
  • Records management code of practice (2021) (The Code).
    This code sets out best practice guidance on how long we should keep your patient information before we are able to review and securely dispose of it.

Contact the Information Governance team

Information Governance
Woodfield House
Tickhill Road Site
Tickhill Road

Freedom of Information (FOI) requests

Please send your FOI requests to:

Potential delays

Your request for information may be delayed due to urgent operational responses to dealing with Public Health priorities. Should our response to your request breach the statutory timeframe and you remain unhappy with our response you have the right to complain to the information commissioners office.

Further information and independent advice regarding the Data Protection Act (2018), incorporating the General Data protection Regulation (2016) is available from:

The Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane

Page last reviewed: February 27, 2024
Next review due: February 27, 2025


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