Data protection advice and guidance

This guidance explains the current data protection law and what this will mean for your local Healthwatch.
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About this resource

This resource includes:

  • Information about data protection and the changes since GDPR can into effect
  • Guidelines for what your local Healthwatch needs to do
  • Information on how to use data in a fair and lawful way
  • How to obtain and record personal data about people's experiences of care
  • Recommendations on how long data should be stored for


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