Information governance

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What is information governance?

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

Key areas are:

  • Accessing personal information (subject access requests)
  • Accessing information under the Freedom of Information Act and Environmental Information Regulations
  • Information security including the Caldicott Review, Common Law Duty of Confidentiality, Data Protection Act and information sharing agreements
  • The Information Governance Toolkit