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Role & Responsibilities of the Caldicott Guardian

Start Date:
Wednesday, 8 June, 2016
End Date:
Wednesday, 8 June, 2016 4:30pm
Oncology, Dermatology, Nephrology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Immunology, Pain Management, Psychiatry

What is it about? This practical interactive workshop will provide Caldicott Guardians with the key skills and most up to date knowledge related to this essential role. Integral to Local Authorities, health and social care organisations, this day will focus on consent, dissent and the legal limits. Attend this workshop on a date convenient to you, choose from:Wednesday 8th June, BirminghamTuesday 6th September, ManchesterWednesday 5th October, BristolThursday 13th October, LeedsWednesday 18th January 2017, London Why should you attend? This essential learning day will take delegates through: the expectations of the Caldicott role; background to the Caldicott Report; the law; and NHS policy.

It specifically focuses on concepts of consent, dissent, limits in law of the power of the Caldicott Guardian and when it might be right to breach in the grey and muddy area between the law and ethics, which is where the Caldicott sits. Key learning outcomes The aim of the workshop is to reduce the information over-load to what you need to give you practical solutions that can be applied immediately in your particular context.

Go back to your organisation with confidence to implement your learning right away. The day will look at:The history and background to the Caldicott GuardianAn overview and expectations of the Caldicott GuardianThe legal side of the role: limits of power, the law and helpThe importance of common sense and good decision making Who should attend? This interactive forum is designed to bring together Caldicott Guardians, their deputies and information governance professionals working to support Caldicott Guardians from across Local Authorities, the NHS and Health and Social Care settings to:Network with like-minded colleaguesShare common experiences and ideasEnable best practice adviceApply your learning to your service


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Snow Hill,
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St. Chads Queensway,
B4 6HY

Organizer Details

Conference organized by SBK: Leading Events in Healthcare

SBK Healthcare is the leading provider of service delivery conferences, seminars and workshops for managers, nurses and clinicians working in the NHS.

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