• Information Governance can be defined as the policies and structures that NHS healthcare organisations are required to adhere to by law with respect to the collection, use, organisation and security of data. What is Information Governance?

  • Information Governance sets a consistent approach to the management of information which is covered by a number of legal rules and Acts including:

    • Data Protection Act 2018

    • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

    • The Human Rights Act, Article 8

    • The report on the review of patient- identifiable information (Caldicott Report) and Caldicott 2 Review

    • Codes of practice on patient confidentiality, record keeping and information security

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