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Information Governance Key Documents

Please note that the key documents are not designed to be printed, but to be used on-line.  This is to ensure that the correct and most up-to-date version is being used.If, in exceptional circumstances, you need to print a copy, please note that the information will only be valid for 24 hours and should be read in conjunction with the key document supporting information page. 

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Pseudonymisation  (Policy)

Review date - 4th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Safe Haven (Policy)

Review date - 10th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place 

Information Governance (Policy)

Review date - 19th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place   

Clinical Coding policy and procedure (Policy)

Review date - 1st April 2019

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place  

Data Quality (Policy)

Review date - 15th April 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place  

Freedom of Information Act 2000 policy

Review date - 13th January 2022

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Corporate Records Management Policy and Procedure

Review Date – 10th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place

Information Risk Policy

Review date - 10th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place  

Code of Conduct for Employees in Respect of Confidentiality

Review date - 4th December 2020

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place   

Information Communication Technology Policy 

Review date - 31st August 2020 

This is the most current document and should be used until a revised version is in place   

Contact Details

The Information Governance Team consists of the Information Governance Manager and Officer. Our primary function is to ensure there is a framework in place within the Trust to ensure that personal confidential information and in particular sensitive information is handled in a secure and confidential way and according to ethical and legal standards. 
This includes both patient and employee information either recorded on paper or electronic systems. This is measured by the completion of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (formerly the IG Toolkit) . An important part of our work is to ensure compliance with the national standard for 95% compliance for IG training on an annual basis.
The team provide advice and support to staff on a day to day basis and can be contacted via the Information Governance Mail box
wah-tr.InformationGovernance@nhs.net

 

Page last updated: 03 August 2020