All posts tagged Information Governance

Whose data is it…

Biden Vs Faulkner, whose data is it any way.   Having a common enemy, a common ‘bad guy’ will always help a cause. A figurehead to rally against is one of the best motivators for the creation of a movement. Maybe in the last few weeks the Biden vs Faulkner showdown will be the catalyst Read the full article…

Prevention or cure?

At a recent event I was presented with a question from the floor that caused me to think harder than I have before about how we treat people in health who need access to technology to support what they do. The story went something like this: ‘I’m a surgeon in training, a cancer surgeon, a Read the full article…

The Analogies Project does RANT

The Analogies Project has made a difference to the way my organisation thinks about Information Governance and Security! Given the opportunity to be a contributor with an analogy I jumped at the chance. My first one, ‘Why is Information Governance like car insurance?’ was a labour of love. It seemed to make sense straight away. Read the full article…

The year that was…

Reviewing the year, something we should all do to reflect on the success and ensure that lessons are learnt from the elements that could be done differently. It has been a really busy year; a year that we had been promising the team will enable us to be more considered and reflective in the future, Read the full article…

Open Data is here so how do we do it securely?

Security and research information is a hot topic right now for a number of reasons, not least the transparency agenda and the desire, quite rightly, to be as open as possible about data relating to the conditions and outcomes of clinical trials. However the information security of research data more generally has always been an Read the full article…

Implementing Information Governance and Security – A Piece of Cake

The National Institute for Clinical Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) is the clinical research delivery arm of the Department of Health. Today the organisation is governed through around 70 hosting contracts across the NHS, in April 2014 this will reduce to 15 as the CRN implements a transition programme that will simplify the structures Read the full article…