P791 Information Governance

Confidentiality is essential in establishing effective clinical relationships with patients. Without an assurance of confidentiality, patients will be reluctant to offer the information doctors and dentists require in order to provide adequate care.

Who has to complete this course:

  • All new staff within 2 weeks of starting
  • All staff annually
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All of our e-learning courses are included in our Individual Subscription memberships.


  • To understand the importance of Information Governance
  • To review what is confidential, sensitive and personal information
  • To review best practice for record keeping and management


On completion of this module you will understand the importance of patient confidentiality, data security and difference between personal, confidential and sensitive information.

  • About This Course
  • Legislation

Additional course information will be available soon.

  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Access to Health Records Act 1990
  • Freedom of Information Act 2000
  • Caldicott Report


All of our online courses are included in our Individual Subscription memberships.

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