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Sharing information with the voluntary sector
This guidance provides information to health and care organisations on how information about patients and service users can be shared safely with the voluntary sector
HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
A guide to how HIV and STI information is kept confidential, used and shared.
Consent and confidential patient information
This guidance is about consent and what it means when sharing Confidential Patient Information.
Access to the health and care records of deceased people
This guidance provides advice on access to health and care records following the death of an individual.
Information sharing in social care
This guidance will support adult social care professionals with their legal duty to share information to support individual care.
This guidance focuses on the IG implications of using AI in health and care settings, and should help support the lawful and safe use of data for AI innovations.
Guidance for CAG Applicants
Detailed guidance from the Health Research Authority on submitting an application to Confidentiality Advisory Group (CAG) for both research and non-research purposes.