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Information Governance and Confidentiality in General Practice

Workshop Agenda:

Session 1:

  • Welcome, introductions and objectives
  • The importance of protecting information – CQC requirements
  • Information Givernance – CIA principles
  • The legal perspective

Session 2:

  • The Information Governance Toolkit
  • The Good Practice Guidelines for EPR
  • The NHS Confidentiality Code of Practice
  • Managing access to information

Session 3:

Disclosing Patient information

  • The patient right of access
  • Sharing information for patient care
  • Disclosure with and without consent

Session 4:

Policy and strategy requirements

  • Risk management and security
  • Data protection
  • Internet and email access
  • Information security
  • Practice Action Planning Checklist
  • Final questions and close

Workshop Objective

By the end of this one day workshop delegates will have gained the knowledge required to effectively implement and manage confidentiality and information governance in a general practice setting.

The workshop will cover all aspects of information governance and the requirements for practices including policies, strategies and best practice. Delegates will use exercises, discussions, case studies and checklists to build up a complete picture to assist with the implementation of information governance and management of confidential information in their practice

Who should attend

The workshop is designed specifically for general practice and is particularly suitable for anyone responsible for information governance issues:

  • Practice managers
  • Supervisors
  • IT specialists
  • GPs leading on information governance

Workshop Duration

Full Day