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Protecture at the IHA event

Protecture attended the Independent Healthcare Apex Secure and Specialist Care Forum last week, Wednesday 23rd October 2013. It was great to meet so many providers, and learn about their approaches to data protection and their current and future needs. The use of CCTV cameras in care settings was a hot topic – an area with …

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Let them use their own devices? Home working and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) in focus

Checking work emails; updating work documents; accessing work files: are your staff in the 47% of employees who, in a YouGov Survey, said they used their own personal smartphone, tablet PC or other portable device for work purposes? A recent fine and an undertaking highlight how being unaware of the risks posed by staff using …

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New guidance on Confidentiality in Health and Social Care

The Health & Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have published new guidance on confidentiality in health and social care. This guidance is for health and social care bodies and ‘anyone working with them to provide services or care’ who provide ‘publicly funded health or adult social care activities.’ It is published under the HSCIC’s statutory powers; …

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