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Important Information - Information Governance Assurance Framework (28/04/2009)

If you have queries about any of this information please contact Catherine Kay, Information Governance Policy Support Manager, Digital Information Policy Team.

A series of briefing notes have been produced providing important information for all NHS organisations.

Information Governance Assurance Framework

Due to a number of queries raised and the changes to the reporting cycle for version 7 onwards, some further information has been published regarding the Information Governance Assurance Framework. As a result of the changes to the reporting cycle, any changes to the IG Toolkit standards have been kept to a minimum, you can view these changes in the Change Control Notice for Version 7 of the toolkit.
Download the Information Governance Assurance Framework briefing note. 
Change Control Notice for Version 7. 

Role of the SIRO and Caldicott Guardian

This briefing note clarifies the main differences between the role of the SIRO and the role of Caldicott Guardian in an NHS organisation.
Download the Role of the SIRO and Caldicott Guardian guidance. 

NHS Operating Framework - Key Standards

The NHS Operating Framework for 2009/10 requires organisations to achieve level 2 performance against a number of key requirements in the Information Governance Toolkit. The NHS Operating Framework 2009/10 key requirements are outlined in the following document:
NHS Operating Framework Key Standards. 

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