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This policy applies to all recorded information, irrespective of format, physical location or the media on which it is created, received, maintained and stored in the transaction of NHS Digital business activities or pursuance of its legal obligations.

Records and document management is a discipline that utilises a series of principles to manage and control the creation, naming, versioning, sharing, filing, storage, protection, retention, disposal of records and documents, including the preservation of a corporate historical memory, in a way that is legally compliant, adheres to best practice guidance and fulfils NHS Digital business requirements.

This policy and its supporting procedural/process guidance applies to all members of staff at whatever level, working for or on behalf of NHS Digital at any location, including contractors, temporary staff, secondees, apprentices, volunteers and all permanent employees. It applies in all NHS Digital business activities and work locations

Last edited: 23 November 2021 11:42 am