Safe Information Handling (Information Governance)
This course will provide you with a basic knowledge of the Data Protection Act, 1998 and an understanding of your obligations to keep personal identifiable data confidential and secure.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to identify:
- Store, transport and transfer Board records and data (including health records, staff records and sensitive corporate information) securely and effectively
- Understand the safe use of information and communication technology
- Inform individuals about the use of their data
- Understand the circumstances when consent should be sought prior to obtaining and using personal data
- Verify recorded data using processes for positive patient identification
- Record personal information accurately and consistently
- Ensure that recorded information is relevant and not excessive
- Use patient related data to support the delivery and management of healthcare
- Understand the circumstances in which information may be used for healthcare support purposes such as clinical audit and service monitoring
- Identify circumstances when personal data can, should and must be shared
- Respond appropriately to requests for all recorded information held by the Board, demonstrating awareness of access to information legislation and local compliance requirements
- Understand and apply rules for appropriate authorised access to personal and other sensitive data
- Ensure that conversations in relation to sensitive or personal information, whether face to face or by telephone, take place in an appropriate area.
This course can be accessed online via LearnPro
Who should attend?:
All GGC employees are required to complete this course.
Self-directed learning but should take approximately 40 minutes.
G1 - Learning & Development
C2 - Personal & People Development
IK3 - Knowledge & Information Resources
Safe Information Handling - Foundation training is delivered via LearnPro. You will find it under the Statuatory/ Mandatory tab on your front page.