Information Comissioner’s Office and NHSx Position statements on Data Protection


”The health and social care system is going to face significant pressures due to the Covid-19 outbreak. In the current circumstances it could be more harmful not to share health and care information than to share it. The Information Commissioner has assured NHSX that she cannot envisage a situation where she would take action against a health and care professional clearly trying to deliver care. You can read the statement from the Information Commissioner’s Office, alongside their Q&A resource. Health regulators have also published a joint statement.

ICO – Coronavirus

Information Governance for health and care professionals