Information governance and technology resources

Summary

Resources to help health and care professionals use new technologies safely and securely to protect confidential patient information.

Instant messaging

Guidance on using instant messaging in acute clinical settings.

Information governance and instant messaging

Videoconferencing

Guidance on keeping patient information safe when using videoconferencing for consultations.

Using videoconferencing for service user consultations 

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Guidance on keeping information safe when health care staff may be using their own smartphones or tablets.

Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) information governance guidance

Mobile devices

Guidance on the use of mobile devices, particularly cameras, but also mobile phones and tablets, in hospitals.

The use of mobile devices in hospitals