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Using video conferencing and consultation tools
This guidance sets out how video conferencing and consultation tools can be used safely and securely.
Use of mobile devices by patients in hospitals
This guidance provides advice for patients using mobile devices such as phones, tablets and cameras in acute hospitals.
Video conferencing with colleagues
This advice sets out the IG considerations when staff are using video conferencing tools to communicate with other members of staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sharing information with the police
This guidance is about disclosure of information by health and care organisations to the police.
What is and isn’t direct marketing?
The ICO has produced wider guidance on direct marketing for the public sector. This guidance, produced by the panel, specifically considers the rules on direct marketing in the context of health and care communications.
Bring your own device (BYOD) guidance
BYOD is a service offered by organisations to their employees to enable them to use their own devices for work, such as mobile phones, laptops and tablets. This guidance focuses on the IG considerations.
Using mobile messaging
This guidance will support the safe and secure use of mobile messaging software in health and care settings.
Email and text message communications
This guidance is about how you can safely use email and text messages to communicate with patients and service users.
Template for email and text message communications
This is a template policy which can be adapted for when using text and emails to communicate with patients/service users.
Legal requirements for using health and care data in data-driven technologies
This guidance gives an overview of the legal requirements for using health and care data in the development and deployment of data-driven technologies.
Accessing health and care data for research on data-driven technology
This guidance gives a step-by-step overview of the process for accessing health and social care data for research of data-driven technologies.