Information governance resources and FAQs

This resource page has been designed to help locate the information needed to answer most Information Governance (IG) related queries.

The HSCIC’s FAQ’s can be found a on their website.

If a query falls outside the information provided on this resource page, please complete an IG Query Form.

Description Source and link to further information
Access to Patient Confidential Data (PCD) & s251 Health Research Authority
Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Accredited Safe Havens (ASH) Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Care.data NHS England
Clinical Audit NHS England
Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership
Commissioning Data Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Consent NHS Choices
General Medical Council
General Medical Council
Medical Protection Society
Counter Fraud NHS Business Services Authority
Definitions Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Disclosure of Records Corporate records NHS England
Health records of deceased patients NHS Choices
National Archives
National Archives
Fair Processing Notices Information Commissioner’s Office
Fair Processing Strategy NHS England
Guidance for Area Team Caldicott Guardians NHS England
Home Oxygen Supplies Processing of PCD for Home Oxygen Supplies
IG incidents Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
IG structure/IG bulletins NHS England also see
NHS England://www.engl
NHS England
IG Toolkit Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
IG Training Connecting for Health
Identity Verification NHS England
Invoice Validation NHS England
NHS number Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)
PCT/SHA Legacy DH Legacy Management Team dealing with legacy issues relating to records etc.Email LMTenquires@dh.gsi.gov.uk
Gov.UK
Policy NHS England
Privacy Impact Assessment Information Commissioner’s Office
Public Interest disclosure of information Gov.UK
Records Management National Archives
Gov.UK
Corporate Records Retention – Disposal Schedule and Guidance
Records Management Policy
Risk Stratification NHS England
Safeguarding NHS England
See myth buster section within Issue 6 of the IG Bulletin
NHS England
Social Media NHS England
Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC)

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