Clinical Research Office. A partnership between Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield

Information Governance

Department for Information Governance, Caldicott & SIRO Support (IGCS)

All Trust employees who record, store and/or process personal data in any form, must ensure that they comply with the Data Protection Act, 1998 (DPA). Any Personal Identifiable Data held in manual or electronic records in a retrievable form is classed as a database and all databases must be registered under the Data Protection Act (DPA). This process is known as notification, and a Data Notification and Data Mapping Form must be completed and submitted to the Department of IGCS for all such databases.

Policies

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Data Protection Policy - For information on how to store personal data, either in paper or electronic form, please refer to Section 12 of the Data Protection Policy.

Transferring Personal Identifiable Data - To provide guidance and procedures to ensure the security and confidentiality of all personal identifiable data and other sensitive or confidential information.

It should also be noted that the Information Governance Department has now taken on the responsibilities of the Caldicott Guardian Function and the Senior Information Risk Owner support role and has been renamed The Department for IGCS.

Please copy your R&D Coordinator into all correspondence with Information Governance and remember to always include your STH reference number.

Contacts

To ensure prompt processing of your application please address all correspondence to the following email: infogov@sth.nhs.uk

The Department for IGCS

2 Claremont Place
Sheffield
S10 2TB

Telephone: (0114) 2265153
Fax: (0114) 2265152
infogov@sth.nhs.uk

Deputy contact
Joanne Sturdy
Information Governance Administrator

2 Claremont Place
Sheffield
S10 2TB

Tel: (0114) 2265151
Fax: (0114) 2265152
joanne.sturdy@sth.nhs.uk
Deputy contact
Amy Cooper
Information Governance Officer

2 Claremont Place
Sheffield
S10 2TB

Tel: (0114) 2265161
Fax: (0114) 2265152
Deputy contact

Peter Wilson
Information Governance, Caldicott and SIRO Support Manager

2 Claremont Place
Sheffield
S10 2TB

Tel: (0114) 2265153
Fax: (0114) 2265152
peter.wilson@sth.nhs.uk