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Security of information

Confidentiality affects everyone: Medway Community Healthcare C.I.C. collects, stores and uses large amounts of personal data every day, such as medical or personal records which may be paper-based or held on a computer.

We take our duty to protect your personal information and confidentiality very seriously and are committed to taking appropriate measures to ensure it is held securely and only accessed by those with a need to know.

At executive level, we have appointed :

A Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) who is accountable for the management of all our information systems and the data they hold. The SIRO also makes sure that any associated risks or incidents are documented and investigated appropriately. 

A Caldicott Guardian who has particular responsibility for providing advice on protecting patient confidentiality and sharing patients’ information securely when appropriate.

A Data Protection Officer (DPO) who is responsible for monitoring our compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws.

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