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Information Governance (IG)

Information Governance ensures necessary safeguards for, and appropriate use of, patient and personal information.

Key areas are information policy for health and social care, IG standards for National Programme for IT systems and development of guidance for NHS and partner organisations.

Information Governance Statement of Compliance

Updated IG requirements for organisations accessing NHS CFH digital services, including N3.

IG Toolkit

Information Governance standards and guidance for the NHS and partner organisations.


Standards of practice for confidentiality and patient consent to information sharing.

Information Security

The technical assurance of the safeguards protecting patient data, through clear guidelines.

NHS Records Management

Records Management Roadmap and the NHS Records Advisory Group.

Standards and guidance

Standards for the NHS, industry and others relating to the National Programme for IT.