The chief executive of NHSX, Matthew Gould, has spoken about lessons the organisation has learnt since it was launched in 2019.
An online portal which provides NHS frontline staff and the public with access to national information governance (IG) guidance has been launched by NHSX.
Imprivata’s Identity Governance solution allows hospital trusts to control access to sensitive patient records throughout an employee’s lifecycle.
Nearly a quarter of NHS trusts that responded to an FOI request have no employees with cyber security qualifications, with trusts employing just one qualified security professional per 2,582 employees on average.
The guidance sets out how and in which circumstances doctors, nurses and other healthcare staff can use messaging apps within acute clinical settings.
With GDPR coming into force in Spring 2018, our guest columnists explore the legal and practical implications of using mobile messengers in the healthcare sector and finding a balance between convenience and compliance.
Instant messaging platforms, particularly Whatsapp, are widely used by doctors and clinical teams for quick and easy communications, but they are not compliant with NHS information governance requirements, Dr Felix Jackson outlines the problems.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) says thousands of GPs should not switch off “enhanced” information sharing, despite ongoing concerns.
Thousands of patients are being warned their GP electronic records may not be secure, amid an ongoing ICO investigation into system supplier TPP.
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