7. Historic Data Security and Protection Toolkit guidance and training

This page provides copies of historic guidance for reference purposes.


The "Big Picture Guides" provided on this page pertain to the Data Security and Protection Toolkit standard 2018-19 (version 1).


These documents are being updated to reflect the requirements of the 2019-20 standard and will be provided at the following address: https://www.dsptoolkit.nhs.uk/Help/23


The requirements of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit are available as follows

2018-19 Assertions and Evidence Items

2019-20 Assertions and Evidence Items

More information on the Data Security and Protection Toolkit Standard

2018-19 entrry level requirement are also included.

The following historical training has been transferred form the Informaiton Governance Toolkit.

Data Security Awareness Level 1 - Workbook - 28-03-2017
Data Security Awareness Level 1 - PowerPoint - 28-03-2017


Content is provided for Caldicott Guardians, SIROs-IAOs and those managing requests for access to health records. These are provided as separate workbooks and presentation materials below.

Access to Health Records - Workbook - 28-03-2017
Access to Health Records - PowerPoint - 28-03-2017
Introduction to Risk Management for SIROs and IAOs - Workbook - 28-03-2017
Information Risk Management for SIROs and IAOs - PowerPoint - 28-03-2017
The Role of the Caldicott Guardian - Workbook - 28-03-2017
The Role of the Caldicott Guardian - PowerPoint - 28-03-2017

Supporting Documents