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Deployment of port security software - Removable Devices

Deployment of port security software Somerset CCG are taking steps to improve the security around the use of removable media devices (such as USB sticks, memory cards and other intelligent devices), and mitigate the risk of cyber-attack, data loss or the transfer of viruses / trojans by...

Disclosing patient information without consent

Disclosing patient information without consent- A precis of GMC advice You must disclose information if it is required by statute or if you are ordered by a judge. Although obeying a judge's directions is mandatory you should only disclose information that is relevant to the request. But other...

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Records Management

The revised Code and Retention Schedule was launched in July 2016 and the IGA has committed to at least an annual review cycle. Feedback will be important evidence to support the first review in 2017. See full guidance including the retention schedule Offsite Storage of Medical Records The...

The National standards of healthcare cleanliness 2021

The National standards of healthcare cleanliness 2021 'The National standards of healthcare cleanliness 2021 (the national standards) apply to all healthcare settings - acute hospitals, mental health, community, primary care, dental care, ambulance trusts, GP surgeries and clinics, and care...