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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Subject category: General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This course has been developed for learners to gain an understanding of how to use principles and standards in their everyday work. The course aims to provide healthcare staff with an introduction to general data protection regulation including the principles of confidentiality, data protection, subject access requests and the freedom of information requests and the caldicott principles.  
Learners will gain the knowledge to implement into practice and understand the guidance on how they need to work in their setting. 

This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Data protection principles, activities and scenarios and group discussion. 

This course has been developed and mapped to:
ICO – General Date Protection Regulations (GDPR)
NHS Act 2006
Health and Social Care Act 2012 
Human Rights Act 
And the following QCF unit:
Handling information Health and Social Care Setting 
Promote good practice in handling information in Health and Social Care settings

Course content

Information Governance 
General Data Protection Regulation 
GDPR Principles 
Personal Data 
Controllers and Processors 
Lawful Basis for Processing 
Individuals Rights 
Accountability and Freedom of Information Act

Learning outcomes

Explain what is Information Governance 
Describe your understanding of what is the General Data Protection Regulation 2018
State the General Data Protection Regulation principles
Explain what is “Personal Data”
Describe the Controllers and Processors used in the GDPR
Identify Lawful basis for processing and how to store the information 
State Individual rights
Explain your Accountability and Freedom of Information Act 2000 Governance
Explain who the ICO and the information that you can obtain


3 hours

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