Information Governance

Information Governance

Information Governance is a term that describes our strategies for using information in a way that enables us to meet statutory duties and regulatory guidance related to the use and management of information, whilst still discharging our statutory functions effectively.

It provides a framework for our approach to requirements like Data Protection law, the Common Law Duty of Confidentiality, information sharing between health and care organisations, National Data Guardian Data Security Standards, cyber security, Freedom of Information and much more besides.

On this webpage, you will find some of our key Information Governance Policies and links to other pages on this website where you can engage more with us on these topics, such as by making an information request or by reading our Privacy Notice.

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How We Use Your Information 

This webpage contains our Privacy Notice, which sets out how we use personal data and for what purposes.

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Access Your Information/Records

You have rights to access information that we process about you and also the right, under the Access to Health Records Act 1990, to obtain records about a deceased person, in specific circumstances.

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Freedom of Information 

This webpage explains your right to access recorded information that we hold, by making a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.