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Christopher Fincken Chair of the UK Council of Caldicott Guardians speaks on developing your skills as an effective Caldicott Guardian

Christopher Fincken, Chair of The UK Council of Caldicott Guardians delivers an extended session on developing your skills as an effective Caldicott Guardian. Christopher discussed in-depth

  • ethical and legal issues that have come to the Caldicott Guardian

  • our approach to difficult decisions and case studies in practice

  • rules on disclosure of personal information to the police

  • handling the media and issues around social media

  • learning from analysis incidents and queries

Christopher Fincken’s Biography:

Christopher Fincken is Chairman of the UK Council of Caldicott Guardians (UKCCG), and was a Caldicott Guardian for over ten years in an Acute NHS Hospital Trust serving a cathedral city and large rural population before volunteering as a Caldicott Guardian for Marie Curie, the leading UK charity which provides home nursing care and hospice care for people with a terminal illness.

He was also an independent member of the National Information Governance Committee of the Care Quality Commission (NIGC - CQC) until it’s dissolution in 2015.

He represents the UKCCG on the Information Governance Forum

He represented UKCCG on the NHS Protect Strategy Implementation Group and was a member of the NHS Commissioning Board’s IG Professional Leadership Group. He was also Chair of the Honest Broker PIA Steering Group and a member of the cross government data sharing workshop addressing barriers to information sharing in relation to gang violence. He has a particular interest in Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conferences on Domestic Violence (MARAC’s) and Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA) and is the author of “Striking the Balance”, guidance for information sharing in relation to Domestic Violence published by the Department of Health. 

He combines a deep knowledge of the challenges that real life presents with a passion to understand and unravel problems to try and find the best solution. He writes, lectures, and provides innovative, memorable and challenging training all based on practical experience! In addition he provides advice and guidance to an extensive range of organisations both local and national on Caldicott Guardian, confidentiality, information sharing, information governance and data protection.

Forthcoming events of interest:

Caldicott Guardian Training Course for Beginners
Tuesday 17 November 2015
Hallam Conference Centre, London
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Caldicott Guardian Training Course
Tuesday 1 December 2015
Hallam Conference Centre, London
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Caldicott Guardian Training Course
Tuesday 19 January 2016
Hallam Conference Centre, London
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Caldicott Guardian Training Course
Tuesday 23 February 2016
Hallam Conference Centre, London
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Caldicott Guardian Training Course
Tuesday 19 April 2016
Hallam Conference Centre, London
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6 October 2015

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