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Information Governance and Risk Management

Shropshire CCG IG and Risk Policies

Information Governance

The Information Governance zip file contains the following documents:

NHS Care Record Guarantee
In the National Health Service in England, we aim to provide you with the highest quality of healthcare. We also aim to gain evidence that will improve health and care through research.

Information Governance Policy
This policy provides assurance to the CCG and to individuals that personal information is dealt with legally, securely, efficiently and effectively, in order to deliver the best possible care.


Information Governance Handbook
This handbook is designed to provide a central place for all staff to access the Information Governance Procedures they are required to work to in order to ensure compliance with Information Governance legislation and national and local guidance.


Information Quality Assurance Policy
Please note this is a PCT policy, for interim use until a CCG policy has been ratified.


Standard Operating Procedure for the Management of Subject Access Requests
This procedure applies to Shropshire CCG for records for which they are the Data Controller. The CCG must ensure there is a procedure in place to respond to requests made under the Data Protection Act 1998 and Access to Health Records Act 1990.


Fair Processing Notice
This fair processing notice sets out to you what information we collect and how we use it.
(Updated December 2015 and awaiting final approval.)

Leaflet: Collecting information to improve the quality of care for people with learning disabilties and/or autism 
This leaflet explains how NHS England collects information to help improve NHS care and treatment for people with learning disabilities and autism. The collection of this information is called ‘Assuring Transformation Data’ and it helps NHS England check that people are getting the right care, in the right place.


Guidance for the Inclusion of Information Governance Requirements within Third Party Contracts
This policy aims to provide effective Information Governance in relation to both clinical and non-clinical contracts taken out with third party contractors by any procuring department across the CCG.


Risk Management

The Risk Management zip file contains the following documents:


Risk Management Policy and Strategy
This document sets out Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s commitment to ensuring that it has in place structures, in line with its key principles, that will effectively manage risks of all kinds.


Incident Reporting Policy 
Please note this is a PCT policy, for interim use until a CCG policy has been ratified.


Communicating Patient Safety Incidents with Carers Policy
Please note this is a PCT policy, for interim use until a CCG policy has been ratified.


Risk Assessment Policy
Please note this is a PCT policy, for interim use until a CCG policy has been ratified.