Digital Information Sharing - Safeguards and Confidentiality

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Dear Hywel Dda 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

FOI HywelDda (Hywel Dda UHB - Freedom of Information), Hywel Dda University Health Board

Cais am Wybodaeth o dan Deddf Rhyddid Gwybodaeth 2000

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Rhyddid gwybodaeth - Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda (gig.cymru)

Information requested under the Freedom of Information Act 2000

Thank you for your recent request for the supply of information from Hywel Dda University Health Board.

Under the Act, the Health Board is required to supply the information to you within 20 working days, therefore the latest date by which you can expect to receive a response is 12 December 2023. In the unlikely event that we are unable to respond within this deadline, we will communicate with you further.

Please find attached a link to our webpage which provides guidance on our procedure for managing requests for information that is covered under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Freedom of information - Hywel Dda University Health Board (nhs.wales)

Hannah Gostling
Corporate Information Officer

Hywel Dda University Health Board/Bwrdd lechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda
Corporate Offices
Ystwyth Building/Adeilad Ystwyth
Hafan Derwen
St David’s Park/Parc Dewi Sant
Job’s Well Road/Fynnon Job
Carmarthen/Caerfyrddin
Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin
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FOI HywelDda (Hywel Dda UHB - Freedom of Information), Hywel Dda University Health Board

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Annwyl/Dear Paul

 

Amgaeaf ein hymateb i'ch cais am Rhyddid Gwybodaeth.

 

Please find attached our response to your Freedom of Information request.

 

Many Thanks,

Hannah

 

Hannah Gostling

Corporate Information Officer

 

Hywel Dda University Health Board/Bwrdd lechyd Prifysgol Hywel Dda

Corporate Offices

Ystwyth Building/Adeilad Ystwyth

Hafan Derwen

St David’s Park/Parc Dewi Sant

Job’s Well Road/Fynnon Job

Carmarthen/Caerfyrddin

Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin

SA31 3BB