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by cturner last modified Wednesday, 27 March 2013 08:54:55 AM

Please be advised that in light of the NIGB closing down on the 31st March 2013 and our support function moving to the Health Research Authority on the 13th March, both the NIGB phone line and NIGB mailbox will cease to be monitored as from the 12th March. The NIGB website will be transferred to the National Archives as from Sunday 31st March  - whilst it will continue to be accessible beyond this point, please note it will no longer be updated.


To contact the Confidentiality Advice Group at the Health Research Authority, who will now receive applications for support under the Health Service (Control of Patient Information) Regulations 2002 ("section 251 applications") please email

For all other information governance enquiries please contact the NHS Commissioning Board..

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