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Digital Information Sharing - Safeguards and Confidentiality

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Dear Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board,

The Welsh Parliament Equality and Social Justice Committee, Use of Personal Data in the Welsh NHS recording refers to the sharing of patient data and the controls required to ensure privacy and confidentiality of the record.

As an individual concerned about the amount of information being shared digitally with inadequate safeguards, under the Freedoms of Information Act please can you provide information on the following :

• Who is your appointed Caldicott Guardian and Senior Information Risk Owner?
• Made reference in the above Committee - Do you have access to the National Integrated Audit System? If so, how many times do you utilise on a weekly basis over the past 12 months.
• In the past 2 years how many employees have been disciplined for inappropriate access to patient data (broken down by digital and paper records).
• What percentage of your total employed or contracted staff are compliant with any nationally available mandated Data Protection training?
• How many employees do you have that are directly responsible for providing advice on matters of Data Protection and Confidentiality.
• How many Subject Access Requests have you received from patients over the past 12months.

Yours faithfully,

Paul Welch

BCU FOI (BCUHB - Digital, Data and Technology), Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

 

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Information Governance Team,

 
Freedom of Information Act request
Our reference: 688757
Your reference: [FOI #1048126 email]
 

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Dear Paul Welch
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information that was received on 14
November 2023.
 
We are dealing with your request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000 and we aim to send a response by 12 December 2023.
 
In some case, a fee may be payable. If we decide a fee is payable, we will
send you a fee notice and we will require you to pay the fee before
proceeding with your request.
 
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 may restrict the release of some or
all of the information you have requested. We will carry out an assessment
and if any exemptions apply to some or all of the information then we
might not provide that information to you. We will inform you if this is
the case and advise you of your rights to request an internal review and
to complain to the Information Commissioner's Office.
 
We will also advise you if we cannot provide you with the information
requested for any other reason together with the reason(s) why and details
of how you may appeal (if appropriate).
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Jenna
Information Governance Administrator
Information Governance
03000 858361
[email address
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.
 
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Information Governance Team,

 
Freedom of Information Act request
Our reference: 688757
Your reference: [FOI #1048126 email]
 

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Dear Paul Welch
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 

It was my sincere hope that we would be able to supply you with a final
response within the timescale laid down in the Act, however, we have
experienced unforeseen delays in responding to your request. Please accept
my apologies for this.

 

We are currently working with our leads to collate the information
requested. Please be assured that we will make every effort to provide you
with a response at the earliest opportunity and apologise for any
inconvenience this may cause.  We do remain committed to responding to
your request and will respond as soon as we are able. If you remain
unhappy with our response you have the right to complain to the
Information Commissioners Office and you can contact them at:

 

Information Commissioner’s Office - Wales

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Tel: 0330 414 6421

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Yours faithfully,
 
Keeley Howard
Information Governance Co ordinator
Information Governance
03000 858361
[email address
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.
 
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
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Freedom of Information Act request
Our reference: 688757
Your reference: [FOI #1048126 email]
 

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Dear Paul Welch
 
Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay. Thank you for your
request for information received on 14 November 2023.
 
Please find attached our response to your request.
 
Yours faithfully,
 
Keeley Howard
Information Governance Co ordinator
Information Governance
03000 858361
[email address
 
NOTE: Please do not edit the subject line when replying to this email.
 
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
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which may be legally privileged and/or subject to the provisions of
privacy legislation. It is intended solely for the addressee.
If you are not the intended recipient, an addressing or transmission error
has misdirected this e-mail; you must not use, disclose, copy, print or
disseminate the information contained within this e-mail. Please notify
the author immediately by replying to this email.
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except where the sender specifically states these to be the views of Betsi
Cadwaladr University Health Board.
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have been taken to ensure that no viruses are present. Betsi Cadwaladr
University Health Board cannot accept responsibility for any loss or
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