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Information Governance Framework: Shared Care Records
The Information Governance Framework for Integrated Health and Care: Part 1 - Shared Care Records has been developed to provide a structured approach to ensure Shared Care Records meet their legal obligations.
Information sharing in Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs)
A MDT is a group of health and care staff from different organisations and professions that together make decisions regarding the treatment of individual patients and service users. There are some IG considerations when working as part of an MDT.
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
Access to patient records through the NHS App
The NHS App is changing to make it easier for patients to read new entries in their GP record. This guidance covers the key things that patients, GPs and IG professionals should know.
Sharing information with unpaid carers
This guidance aims to advise those being cared for, carers and health and care professionals about how to share confidential information about an individual to support their care.
Integrated care systems (ICSs), integrated care boards (ICBs) and integrated care partnerships (ICPs) - a quick guide
Advice for information governance professionals on sharing information between organisations within different collaborative systems, as well as determining controllership arrangements.
Universal information governance templates and FAQs
NHS England has produced a suite of universal IG templates to support health organisations’ lawful collection, processing and sharing of information.
HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)
A guide to how HIV and STI information is kept confidential, used and shared.
Records Management Code of Practice
The Records Management Code of Practice sets out how records relating to health and care should be managed.
Consent and confidential patient information
This guidance is about consent and what it means when sharing Confidential Patient Information.
Amending patient and service user records
This guidance provides advice on patients and service users requesting changes to their health and care records. It also covers how staff should amend records.
Virtual wards support people, who would otherwise be in hospital, to receive the care and treatment they need in their own home or usual place of residence. Virtual wards are suitable for a range of conditions that can be safely and effectively monitored at home including respiratory conditions, heart failure and COVID-19.
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.