Data security and protection for health and care organisations

Document outlining action expected from health and care organisations in 2017 to 2018, to implement recommendations by the National Data Guardian.



This document sets out what all health and care organisations will be expected to do to demonstrate that they are putting into practice the 10 data security standards recommended by the National Data Guardian.

It also includes more details about the assurance framework for April 2018 onwards.

Published 30 October 2017
Last updated 22 January 2018 + show all updates
  1. This updated guidance provides additional information for general practices, local authorities and social care providers.

  2. First published.