Information Governance

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Research and information governance is extremely important.  All research should follow ethical research principles.   The Equator Network –http://www.equator-network.org/ – although orientated towards the reporting of research provides a very useful set of check lists that can be used for designing or reporting research.

Research Governance

The General Medical Council (the body that regulates doctors in the UK) provides a useful framework called Legal and Governance Framework

Information Governance

UPDATE: 

Caldicott Information Governance Review was published on 26/04/2013 and can be found here:
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/the-information-governance-review

A video of the launch, which for information can be found here:
http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/caldicott2-information-governance-review

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We use a series of purchase real name brand viagra Department of Health documents to searches buy cialis 5 mg inform about the www.jolly-mec.it principles of information governance:

Department of Health – Suplementary Guidance: Public Interest Disclosures

Department of Health – The Caldicott Committee – Report on the Review of Patient-Identifiable Information

Department of Health – NHS Confidentiality Code of Practice

Department of Health – Good Practice Guidelines for General Practice Electronic Patient Records

Data Anonymisation Standard

The Information Standards Board for Health and Social Care have publiched a new data anaonymisation standard to be adhered to in order to comply with information governance requirements. This new standard can be accessed via their website at :

Standard ISB 1523  : http://www.isb.nhs.uk/news-folder/anon

Section 251 of the NHS Act 2006

Section 251 of the NHS Act 2006 (originally enacted under Section 60 of the Health and Social Care Act 2001), allows the common law duty of confidentiality to be set aside in specific circumstances where anonymised information is propecia without perscription not sufficient and where patient consent is not practicable.

For example a research study may require access to patient identifiable data to allow linkages between different datasets where the cohort is too large for consent. This would require time limited access to identifiable information where gaining consent from a large retrospective cohort would not be feasible and would require more identifiable data than would be necessary for linkage purposes.(National Information Governance Board 2012)

FAQ on Ethics and Confidentiality Committee(ECC)

University of Surrey’s Research and Information Governance Policy

Research Policy

Information Security Policy