Workshop Objective

Designed specifically for all members of the primary health care team, this workshop will enable delegates to understand what is meant by “data quality” and appreciate their individual responsibility for ensuring the practice has data “fit for sharing”.  

The course will look at the importance of data quality for patients, the practice and for the wider NHS and will highlight different tools and techniques available to support data quality improvement and information management skills. The information provided on this course is in accordance with The Good Practice Guidelines for GP electronic patient records, V4 2011.

This course has been updated in collaboration with NHS Digital to help delegates understand the National Data Opt-out and the practicalities of what it means for them, their Practices and their patients.

Workshop Price

The standard rate for a half day workshop is £595 + VAT.

This is for up to 15 delegates and includes all workshop material and trainer costs.

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Workshop Agenda

The topics that will be covered include;

  • Welcome, introductions and objectives
  • The Good Practice Guidelines for GP electronic patient records V4, 2011
  • What is data quality: Definition and purpose
  • Why is data quality so important for
    • The Patient
    • The practice
    • Then NHS
  • Data “fit for sharing”
  • Where does data come from?
  • What is a medical record? What is its purpose?
  • The Patient Journey through primary care
  • Information Management Update & Information Flow Mapping
    • Caldicott 2 Review, IG Toolkit
  • Data Recording Principles
  • Tools for validating clinical data
  • Recommendations for data quality improvement
  • Latest developments