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Part of National data opt-out operational policy guidance document

Appendix 1: Abbreviations

Guide to abbreviations used in this policy document.

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Summary

Guide to abbreviations used in this policy document.


Term / Abbreviation

What it stands for

AQP

Any Qualified Provider

BSA

NHS Business Services Authority

CAG

Confidentiality Advisory Group

CCG

Clinical Commissioning Group

CLDC

Common law duty of confidentiality

CPI

Confidential Patient Information

CQC

Care Quality Commission

DHSC

Department of Health and Social Care (formerly Dept. of Health – DH)

DMS

Defence Medical Services

DSA

Data Sharing Agreement

DSPT

Data Security and Protection Toolkit

DWP

Department for Work and Pensions

FGM

Female Genital Mutilation

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation

GP

General Practitioner

GRO

General Registrar’s Office

HSCA

Health and Social Care Act (2012)

HSCIC

Health and Social Care Information Centre (now NHS Digital)

ICO

Information Commissioner’s Office

IGA

Information Governance Alliance

NDG

National Data Guardian

NDOP

National Data Opt-out Programme

NHS

National Health Service

ONS

Office for National Statistics

PDF

Portable Document Format

PDS

Personal Demographic Service

PHE

Public Health England

PIT

Public Interest Test

SBS

NHS Shared Business Services

SRSA

Statistics and Registration Service Act 2007

SUS

Secondary Uses Service

XML

Extensible Mark-up Language

Last edited: 18 June 2019 2:07 pm