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This section provides advice and support materials. These may be aimed at particular audiences such as staff working in information governance, patients and the public or researchers and others seeking to use patient information. You will need to consider if they are relevant for your specific area or circumstances, or if they need to be adapted.

Some of the materials included here will have been developed by local Information Governance professionals. If you have comments or further materials which might be suitable for inclusion, please let us know via the Contact Us page.

The information included in this section is advisory, other than where it specifically refers to legal and policy requirements, or professional guidance. NIGB Guidance can be found under the publications section.