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How digital midwives are improving care for mothers and babies

In June 2021, the NHS invested in the digital transformation of maternity services. Misbah Mahmood, lead digital project midwife at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, specialises in finding digital …

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Delivering excellent, joined up care for older patients

Dr David Attwood is GP partner with a special interest in older people at Pathfields Medical Group, Plymouth, is Honorary Secretary of the British Geriatrics Society (BGS) and member of BGS GeriGP Gr…

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Guidance for Subject Access Requests offers clear advice

Dan Greenwood is Head of Information Governance and a Data Protection Officer at Greater Manchester, Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust. If you’re an information governance (IG…

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Using video consultations for children and young people

Chris Bound is a children and young people diabetes lead clinical nurse specialist at Imperial College Hospital, LondonOver the last 18 months in my role as a children and young people (CYP) clinical…

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Tackling the elephant in the room: fear of sharing information

National digital transformation projects such as the GP proxy access programme are having a transformative effect on joining up care and improving both outcomes and choices for young patients and ser…

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Towards seamless working across health and care

Social care is increasingly able to access the vital information essential for better, safer care based on a holistic view of a person from the very start of the care relationship. As social care tun…

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Caldicott Principles and Caldicott Guardians are still relevant today

In this joint blog Simon Eccles, CCIO NHSX and Natasha Phillips, CNIO NHSX welcome the publication by the National Data Guardian, Dame Fiona Caldicott, of the revised Caldicott Principles and the con…

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IG networks - support at all levels

Information Governance (IG) networks work at local, regional and national level and provide valuable support for IG professionals.This case study looks at the East of England and how these networks w…

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Simplifying Information Governance

Simon Madden is the chair of the Health and Care Information Governance Panel which meets bimonthly and oversees the provision of coordinated strategic Information Governance advice to the health and…

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Making information work for everyone

Simplifying information governance to empower staff and reassure people in their care This is a joint blog by Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care in England (NDG) …

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