The Data Security and Protection Toolkit is an online self-assessment tool that allows organisations to measure their performance against the National Data Guardian’s 10 data security standards.

All organisations that have access to NHS patient data and systems must use this toolkit to provide assurance that they are practising good data security and that personal information is handled correctly.

This system is subject to ongoing development.

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NHS Digital-administered Audits and Independent Assessments for Trusts and CCGs 2020-21

This communication is for all NHS Trusts and CCGs

National Health and Social Care Strategic Information Governance Network Awards 2020 Winners (19th November 2020)

The National Health and Social Care Strategic Information Governance Network (National SIGN) last night proudly announced the winners of its 2020 Information Governance Awards

System changes and release notes (updated 13 November 2020)

This page provides an overview of recent changes - including an amalgamated social care 'sector'

Accessibility statement

Accessibility statement for the Data Security and Protection Toolkit

Data Security and Protection Toolkit Standard for 2020-21 (16 September 2020)

Details of The Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) Standard for 2020-21.

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