An informative overview of Data Protection that provides you with essential training on how the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Data Protection (Amendment) Act 2003 relates to you and your work in the Health Sector.�

The programme covers the eight principles of the Act that outlines how data should be collected, handled and stored, clearly showing how the principles of the Act apply in practice.

In this training course you will learn:

  • The eight rules of the Data Protection Act and how they apply in your hospital
  • What your specific responsibilities are under the Act�
  • The importance of handling personal information responsibly and the consequences for individuals whose personal information is not handled responsibly�
  • The rights of individuals whose data you hold and handle�
  • The role of the Data Protection Commissioner �