Caldicott guardian arrangements

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Dear East Sussex County Council

Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 regarding your Caldicott Guardian arrangements;

1.Do you have a Caldicott Guardian in Children's Services?
2.What is the Job title of the person in your organisation who is nominated as your Caldicott Guardian?
3.Please provide a copy of the Caldicott Guardians job description, person specification and any documentation which outlines the role within your authority.
4.Do you have more than one Caldicott Guardian?
5.Is there a deputy Caldicott Guardian?
6. What money is paid to the individual for responsibilities as Caldicott Guardian?
7. How many hours per week are dedicated to Caldicott duties such as advising on data sharing, data protection, confidentiality, access and data breaches? I understand you might not hold that info but an estimate would be appreciated.
8. Is there a support team for the Caldicott Guardian?

Yours faithfully,

Mark Taylor

Freedom of Information, East Sussex County Council

Dear Mr. Taylor,

 

FOI Request ref:  7337 / Caldicott Guardian Arrangements

 

Thank you for your request for information about the above. Your request
was received on 17/06/2016 and I am dealing with it under the terms of the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

We always aim to respond as quickly as possible, and in this case will do
so no later than 15/07/2016, which is the 20 working day deadline. The
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Yours sincerely

 

Rebecca Harper

Customer Information Advisor

Communities, Economy & Transport | East Sussex County Council

W1D, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes, East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

Phone: 01273 482913

Fax: 01273 481208

Email: [email address]       Web:
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Freedom of Information, East Sussex County Council

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Dear Mr. Taylor,

 

FOI Request ref:  7337 / Caldicott Guardian Arrangements

 

Thank you for your request for information about the above, which has been
dealt with under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000. Your
request and our response are set out below. Please note that any
information we provide is subject to the copyright and reuse of
information terms and conditions set out at the bottom of this email.

 

REQUEST

 

Please provide the following information under the Freedom of Information
Act 2000 regarding your Caldicott Guardian arrangements;

 

1.Do you have a Caldicott Guardian in Children's Services?

2.What is the Job title of the person in your organisation who is
nominated as your Caldicott Guardian?

3.Please provide a copy of the Caldicott Guardians job description, person
specification and any documentation which outlines the role within your
authority.

4.Do you have more than one Caldicott Guardian?

5.Is there a deputy Caldicott Guardian?

6. What money is paid to the individual for responsibilities as Caldicott
Guardian?

7. How many hours per week are dedicated to Caldicott duties such as
advising on data sharing, data protection, confidentiality, access and
data breaches? I understand you might not hold that info but an estimate
would be appreciated.

8. Is there a support team for the Caldicott Guardian?

 

RESPONSE

 

1. YES

 

2. Assistant Director (Communication, Planning and Performance)

 

3. Please see attached

 

4. There is only one Caldicott Guardian in Children’s Services.  However,
Adult Social Care has one also.

 

5. The Planning and Performance Manager.

 

6.  No extra money is paid for this responsibility; it is part of the
overall job.

 

7.  It is not possible to estimate due to the sporadic nature of the
involvement.

 

8.  The Caldicott Guardian in Children’s Services is supported by two
0.5FTE Information Governance Officers. The Planning and Performance
Manager which manages the two IGO posts also provides some support.

 

 

I hope that this answers your enquiry. If you believe that the County
Council has not complied with the FOI Act in responding to your request,
you may ask for an internal review. If you wish to do so, please set out
the grounds of your appeal in writing to:

 

Philip Baker, Assistant Chief Executive, East Sussex County Council,
County Hall, St Anne’s Crescent, Lewes, East Sussex. BN7 1UE.

or by email to him at [1][email address]

 

Please quote the FOI reference number in any communication regarding this
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have the right to apply directly to the Information Commissioner for a
decision. Generally, the Information Commissioner cannot make a decision
unless you have exhausted the County Council’s internal review procedure
as described in the previous paragraph. The Commissioner can be contacted
at: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Tel: 0303 123 1113.  [2]www.ico.org.uk

 

Yours sincerely

 

Jeremy Coleman

Customer Information Officer

 

East Sussex County Council

Communities, Economy and Transport

W1D, County Hall

St Anne’s Crescent

Lewes

East Sussex BN7 1UE

 

Phone: 01273 482913
Fax: 01273 481208

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