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Looking after information

Data security and information governance to keep health and care information safe and share it securely.


How we look after information

We take our responsibility for looking after care information very seriously. We follow legal rules, guidance and practices known as Information governance for our data collections and IT Infrastructure Systems.

Read more about how NHS Digital makes sure your information is safe.

Data security and information governance

NHS Digital offers guidance on protecting data and handling information securely.

Our guidance is designed to help health and care organisations meet the standards required to handle care information.