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The Caldicott Guardian National Annual Conference 2024

This Conference is now Closed

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Sponsored by The UK Caldicott Guardian Council

We are pleased to announce the 11th National Annual Caldicott Guardians Conference which will take place as an in person event with the option of virtual attendance.

There are now more than 22,000 Caldicott Guardians in place in health, social care and beyond. Following the success of our previous Caldicott Guardian Events, and feedback from our regular Caldicott Training Masterclasses, this 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.  

“I am keenly aware of the vital part that Caldicott Guardians play in ensuring people’s data is used responsibly to support the delivery of better care. Having more staff in the system to advise on the ethical and legal aspects of data sharing benefits us all.”

Dr Nicola Byrne, National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care, 30th August 2022

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with fellow Caldicott Guardians and those working to deliver the Caldicott Role and Principles

  • Hear updates from the National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care and the UK Caldicott Guardian Council 

  • Learn from Caldicott Guardians about issues they are facing in practice

  • Understand and reflect on what makes an excellent Caldicott Guardian and what are the competencies required 

  • Improving understanding of frontline staff in the Caldicott Principles and developing a Caldicott Culture

  • Reflect on the ethics and morality within the role 

  • Self assess and improve your decision making skills as a Caldicott Guardian

  • Update your knowledge on sharing information with families and safeguards around online access 

  • Learn how Caldicott Guardians are working with Medical Examiners and explore information sharing at end of life and after deaths 

  • Understand how to manage difficult issues and ethical dilemmas for Caldicott Guardians

  • Develop your skills and leadership as a Caldicott Guardian 

  • Apply the Caldicott Principles in practice and learn from case studies in information sharing with the police, in emergency situations, in suicide, in care homes and at the end of life 

  • Attend an optional dedicated workshop for new and aspiring Caldicott Guardians (in person only)

  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice

  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

About the UK Caldicott Guardian Council (UKCGC)

We support Caldicott Guardians and others fulfilling the Caldicott function within their organisation by providing a point of contact for all Caldicott Guardians and for health and care organisations seeking advice on the Caldicott Principles. We enable Caldicott Guardians to share information, views and experience. We encouraging consistent standards and training for Caldicott Guardians.

We help to develop guidance and policies relating to the Caldicott Principles

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience 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 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 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 Sarah Jane for exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

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