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
NHS Operating Framework Key Standards.