Health sector data protection audits highlight areas for improvement – Information Commissioner’s Office [UK] – 18 March 2014
“An Information Commissioner’s Office report today gives a snapshot of organisations providing secondary health care and how they are complying with the Data Protection Act.
The report summarises key findings from 19 audits carried out primarily with NHS Trusts by the ICO. The audits looked at how personal data is handled by the organisation, and fit alongside NHS information governance guidelines. The organisations voluntarily agreed to work with the ICO to identify good practice and, where necessary, improve procedures relating to the handling of personal data.
The Audits found:”
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