Information Governance Operating Model 2016 / 2017

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This operating model sets out the operating arrangements for the provision of a high quality and effective Information Governance (IG) service across NHS England.


The operating model can be used by both NHS England staff and external bodies to locate where, when and how to seek IG advice. It provides details of escalation and approval processes and raises awareness of the need to seek IG advice, where appropriate, at the start of programmes/projects e.g. by undertaking privacy impact assessments.


The document provides a useful reference tool as various policies and procedures are embedded within it.