New health data security standards and consent/opt-out model consultation

dohNew health data security standards and consent/opt-out model consultation – Department of Health

This consultation seeks views on the proposed data security standards and the consent/opt-outs model from health and care professionals and organisations and the public.

This follows the independent review of data security, consent and opt-outs by National Data Guardian Dame Fiona Caldicott. The review includes:

  • 10 new data security standards
  • a method of testing compliance with these standards
  • a new consent model for data sharing in health and social care

Find and more and give your feedback here.