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Ensuring Good Practice and Demonstrating Compliance with GDPR in Health and Social Care

Friday 28 Feb 2020

The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

Information Governance NHS Summit 2020

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This National Conference focuses on Information Governance in Health and Social Care, ensuring demonstrable compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and moving beyond baseline compliance to delivering accountability with a real evidenced understanding of the risks to individuals in the way data is processed and how those risks should be mitigated. Through national updates, expert led extended interactive sessions and practical case studies the conference will support you to improve practice your service. The conference will also look at the implications of data breaches and effective reporting and management of information governance serious incidents.

“The health sector accounts for over 16% of Personal Data Breaches (PDBs) and 7% of data protection complaints. Local government accounted for 8% of Personal Data Breaches (PDBs) and 9% of data protection complaints.”

Information Commissioners Office 30th May 2019

“Unfortunately, our audits showed a worrying trend of health organisations failing to properly manage the records they held.”

Leanne Doherty Good Practice Group Manager Information Commissioners Office 2019 

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to ensure GDPR compliance in health and social care
  • Move beyond baseline compliance - developing accountability with a real evidenced understanding of the risks to individuals in the way data is processed and how those risks should be mitigated
  • Reflect on national developments and learning from health and social care data breaches
  • Improve the way decisions are made around data sharing
  • Understand IG implications of Brexit 
  • Improving practice and compliance with GDPR and secondary use of data beyond direct care
  • Prevent inappropriate access to medical records by health and social care staff which has been demonstrated as a key breach in ICO investigations
  • Develop your skills in making sustainable disclosure decisions and sharing information responsibly and legitimately
  • Improving the understanding of GDPR principles in clinical staff and patients
  • Understand the implications of Data breaches and the reporting of Information Governance Serious Incident Investigations
  • Identify key strategies for Data flow mapping, developing the Information Assets Register & ensuring there is a lawful basis for processing personal data
  • Learn from case studies of effective Multiagency Information Sharing under GDPR
  • Understand the role of the Data Protection Officer
  • Ensure you are up to date with the latest legal advice

PLUS: There will be an opportunity to hear from OneTrust EMEA in the pre-conference supplier showcase session

This event is also taking place on Friday 5th June 2020 at the West One De Vere Conference Centre in London

Mr Christopher Fincken

Independent Member
UK Caldicott Guardian Council (Chairman 2012-2017)

Martin Staples

Data Sharing and Privacy Specialist
NHS England

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience away from their workplace in an intimate environment where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or an exhibition stand, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  


Contact Carolyn Goodbody for prices and further information, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

Getting to the Venue

thestudio is located about 50 yards up Cannon Street (from New Street) on the right or 50 yards down from House of Fraser on the left.
By Rail
There are three railway stations within walking distance of thestudio: Birmingham New Street, Snow Hill and Moor Street. New Street Station is just three minute walk from thestudio.
By Road
There are several car parks within walking distance of thestudio. We recommend either NCP High Street, or NCP Londonderry House both around five minutes walk away. The postcode for satnav is B4 7LN and B4 7LX. The Mailbox car park is also only a 10 minute walk.
Google Map

Fee Options

NHS, Social Care, Private Healthcare Organisations & Universities



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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