Caldicott Guardians: National Annual Conference
Thursday 6 October 2016
The Studio, Birmingham
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NEW: Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian confirmed to give update on the National Data Security Review and implications of the recommendations for Caldicott Guardians
We are pleased to announce the fourth national Caldicott Guardians Conference. The conference will be chaired and has been produced in association with Christopher Fincken, Chair, The UK Caldicott Guardian Council. The conference aims to bring current and aspiring Caldicott Guardians together to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice. The conference will open with a National update from Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian who will discuss the implications of the findings from the July 2016 National Data Review for Caldicott Guardians and moving forward with the recommendations in practice.
Following this National Update session, key areas will focus on developing your skills as an effective Caldicott Guardian, a focus on hot topics including cyber security, self assessment and audit of the Caldicott Function, learning from information sharing in domestic violence and homicide cases, research and the caldicott guardian, implementing the new GMC guidance on confidentiality, information disclosure to the police, Caldicott Decision Making and understanding the legal context including consent after Lanarkshire and the Duty of Candour.
The conference will also discuss the competence requirements for Caldicott Guardians moving forward following Dame Fiona Caldicott’s recommendations in the National data security review, and developments in training and educating future doctors in Caldicott principles. Delegates will also be encouraged to network with their regional network Caldicott lead and the role of the regional networks will be presented in a case study session.
Also of interest:
Caldicott Guardian Training - Focusing on confidentiality and information sharing issues for Caldicott Guardians, helping them to understand the requirements of Caldicott and to become confident in recognising and in making both basic and complex Caldicott Guardian decisions. Click here for more information