Health, social care organisations and coronavirus - what you need to know

We know that health organisations across the UK are working quickly, flexibly and under extraordinary pressure. The ICO can help by offering reassurance over data protection matters during the coronavirus pandemic

The UK’s data protection laws do not prevent health organisations from providing the information that’s needed; whether that’s to protect people from coronavirus, or to provide the care that’s needed to help patients.

We’re working with NHS colleagues in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales to help ensure data is shared legally and quickly, so they can concentrate on tackling the pandemic.

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