Information Governance Department
1st Floor Cedar House
Stepping Hil Hospital
Telephone: 0161 419 4160
Fax: 0161 419 2045
Our ref: FOI 42761
04th June 2020
Request for Information
Dear Mr Wel er,
I am writing regarding your request for information which we received via email
on 05/03/2020. In that request you asked for information in relation to instant
We are pleased to provide the fol owing information in response to your specific
questions. 1. Does the Trust use (or allow) the use of instant messaging apps for
the processing of patient identifiable data?
No, we do not al ow the use of instant messaging apps.
2. Which messaging app(s) do you use?
3. Has a DPIA been completed? (if yes please include a copy in your
4. Has a risk assessment been completed? (if yes please include a copy
in your response)
5. Please include any policies or SOPs that detail how the apps are used
If you have any queries about our response, please let me know by writing to the
Laura Sil itoe
Freedom of Information and Information Governance Support Officer