The National Data Guardian confirmed to Digital Health it had been contacted by people concerned about the “way that the coronavirus booking website works”.
Dr Nicola Byrne has been appointed the new National Data Guardian (NDG) for Health and Social Care for the next three years.
NHS Digital chief executive Sarah Wilkinson described Dame Fiona as a “phenomenal” woman who “inspired so many” as a senior female leader in the NHS.
Tributes have been paid to Dame Fiona Caldicott, the first National Data Guardian (NDG) for Health and Social Care, who has passed away aged 80.
All health and adult social care bodies are expected to have a Caldicott Guardian in place following a consultation by the National Data Guardian.
A poll carried out by the National Data Guardian has shown a growing public understanding that data is vital for tackling the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
The data guardian is expected to act as an independent champion for patients and the public, ensuring people’s information is kept securely.
The National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care commissioned a poll which looked into public attitudes to NHS organisations working with partners.
NHS Digital and NHS England admit more needs to be done in establishing a better communication process to prevent cyber-attacks.
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