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Digital Information Sharing - Safeguards and Confidentiality

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Dear Swansea Bay 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

FOIA Requests (Swansea Bay UHB), Swansea Bay University Health Board

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Dear Paul

Thank you for your email dated 14th November 2023 making a request under the Freedom of Information Act (2000). Please find attached a leaflet outlining the FOI Act.
Should our response to your request breach the statutory timeframe and you remain unhappy with our response you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioners Office and you can contact them at the Information Commissioner’s Office (Wales), 2nd Floor, Churchill House, Churchill Way, Cardiff, CF10 2HH. Telephone Number: 0330 414 6421

In the meantime if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us at [Swansea Bay UHB request email]

Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth Freedom of Information Officer
Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol Corporate Services
Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe  Swansea Bay University Health Board
Pencadlys SBU  SBU Headquarters
1 Talbot Gateway
Baglan, Port Talbot
SA12 7BR
01639 684363

Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe yw enw gweithredu Bwrdd Iechyd Lleol Prifysgol Bae Abertawe
Swansea Bay University Health Board is the operational name of Swansea Bay University Local Health Board

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FOIA Requests (Swansea Bay UHB), Swansea Bay University Health Board

Dear Paul

Further to your recent FOIA request, please accept our apologies for the delay in responding.

We will have a response with you shortly.

Kind Regards

Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth Freedom of Information Officer
Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol Corporate Services
Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe  Swansea Bay University Health Board
Pencadlys SBU  SBU Headquarters
1 Talbot Gateway
Baglan, Port Talbot
SA12 7BR
01639 684363

Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe yw enw gweithredu Bwrdd Iechyd Lleol Prifysgol Bae Abertawe
Swansea Bay University Health Board is the operational name of Swansea Bay University Local Health Board

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FOIA Requests (Swansea Bay UHB), Swansea Bay University Health Board

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Dear Paul,

Please find attached our response to your request, with sincere apologies for the delay in responding.

Regards,

Swyddog Rhyddid Gwybodaeth/ Freedom of Information Officer
Gwasanaethau Corfforaethol/ Corporate Services
Bwrdd Iechyd Prifysgol Bae Abertawe/ Swansea Bay University Health Board
Pencadlys SBU/ SBU Headquarters
1 Talbot Gateway
Baglan, Port Talbot
SA12 7BR
01639 684363

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