What is the information sharing guidance for practitioners 2008?

Information must be proportionate to the need and level of risk. Only information that is relevant to the purposes should be shared with those who need it. This allows others to do their job effectively and make informed decisions. Information should be adequate for its purpose.

What are information sharing protocols?

An Information Sharing Protocol (ISP) assures safe and lawful information sharing. They are also called Data Sharing Agreements (DSA) and Information Sharing Agreements (ISA). The WEISF Partnership publish all Information Sharing Protocols for you to view here. The protocol details how and what data partners share.

When can information be shared in relation to safeguarding?

Relevant personal information can also be shared lawfully if it is to keep a child or individual at risk safe from neglect or physical, emotional or mental harm, or if it is protecting their physical, mental, or emotional well-being.

What are the 3 basic principles for safeguarding information?

Ensure all staff understand the basic principles of confidentiality, data protection, human rights and mental capacity in relation to information-sharing.

When there is a disclosure of information you should?

Tell the person that you can keep it a secret. Do explain that you may need to pass the information on to keep them, or other people, safe. Panic, overreact, be judgmental or make assumptions. Investigate, repeatedly question or ask the individual to repeat the disclosure.

When can you share information without consent?

Information can be shared without consent if it is justified in the public interest or required by law. Do not delay disclosing information to obtain consent if that might put children or young people at risk of significant harm.

Can personal data be shared without consent?

Legitimate interests: you can process personal data without consent if you need to do so for a genuine and legitimate reason (including commercial benefit), unless this is outweighed by the individual’s rights and interests. Please note however that public authorities are restricted in their ability to use this basis.

How confidential information can be shared?

You can share confidential information without consent if it is required by law, or directed by a court, or if the benefits to a child or young person that will arise from sharing the information outweigh both the public and the individual’s interest in keeping the information confidential.

When can you disclose confidential information?

Generally, you can disclose confidential information where: The individual has given consent. The information is in the public interest (that is, the public is at risk of harm due to a patient’s condition) The information is in the public domain already.

What are the 5 R’s in safeguarding?

All staff have a responsibility to follow the 5 R’s (Recognise, Respond, Report, Record & Refer) whilst engaged on PTP’s business, and must immediately report any concerns about learners welfare to a Designated Officer.

What are the six key safeguarding principles?

What are the six principles of safeguarding?

  • Empowerment. People being supported and encouraged to make their own decisions and informed consent.
  • Prevention. It is better to take action before harm occurs.
  • Proportionality. The least intrusive response appropriate to the risk presented.
  • Protection.
  • Partnership.
  • Accountability.

How many pages is safeguarding practitioners information sharing advice?

This content has been archived as it has been replaced by ‘Safeguarding practitioners information sharing advice’. Ref: DCSF-00807-2008 PDF, 2.86MB, 40 pages

Why is information sharing an issue in SCRs?

Poor or non-existent information sharing is a factor repeatedly identified as an issue in Serious Case Reviews (SCRs) carried out following the death of or serious injury to, a child. In some situations, sharing information can be the difference between life and death.

Is the DCSF 00807-2008 PDF file suitable?

Ref: DCSF-00807-2008 PDF, 2.86MB, 40 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email [email protected] .

What are the Golden Rules for information sharing?

The seven golden rules to sharing information . 1. Remember that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Data Protection Act 2018 and human rights law are not barriers to justified information sharing, but provide a framework to ensure that personal information about living individuals is shared appropriately. 2.