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Understanding Information Governance (1/2 day)

Workshop Agenda:

Session 1:

  • What is information governance
  • The component parts
    - Protecting confidentiality
    - Ensuring the integrity of information
    - Keeping information available
  • NHS Guidance
    - Good practice guidelines
    - Caldicott

Session 2:

  • The NHS Confidentiality Code of Conduct
  • Managing access to information
  • Information security risks
  • Identifying the risks
  • Analysing and creating priorities
  • Potocols and procedures
  • Action Planning
    - Personal
    - Practice team

Workshop Objective

The whole practice team must receive regular and comprehensive training in understanding Information Governance. This half day workshop will take delegates through all the  component parts of IG using the CIA principles and the NHS best practice guidance. The course uses a simple risk management approach to ascertaining where  changes could be made and ensures that the whole team can contribute to the overall IG strategy in keeping information safe.

The aim of this half day workshop is to provide general practice staff with an overview of Information Governance. The workshop will focus on how Information Governance impacts upon their role and how the requirements for good practice will effect their day to day work.

Who should attend

The workshop is designed specifically for general practice surgeries and will be particularly useful for:

  • Reception staff
  • Administration team members
  • Clinical staff - Practice Nurses and Health Care Support Workers

Workshop Duration

Half Day