Summary

Information management and technology (IM&T) typically includes all forms of computing, the internet, telecommunications, digital media and mobile phones. Such technologies are employed throughout primary care and in the running of modern general practice.Modern adult social care businesses typically make intensive use of such systems.

This topic covers relevant aspects of IM&T management, use, safety and security.

Information on Data Protection and Caldicott Principles and Patient Confidentiality can be found separately.

Information on national NHS computing and data projects can be found in the National IM&T Infrastructure and Systems topic.

Employers' Duties

Employers should:

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