Data Security and Protection Toolkit Update

13 February 2019

Data Security and Protection Toolkit update

The Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) has replaced the Information Governance Toolkit (IGT) as NHS Digital’s (formerly HSCIC) compliance check for information governance.

LOCSU and the Optical Confederation have been working with NHS Digital to simplify this process as much as possible with the result that the DSPT can now be completed within QiO if preferred.

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    LOCSU has published new eye health pathways as part of a root and branch upgrade. The refreshed approach has the potential to transform the delivery of eye health service within optical practice, supporting the “out-of-hospital” care agenda and promoting the whole-system approach to service delivery and pathway redesign.

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  • LOCSU recruits new Optical Leads

    As a result of a restructure of LOCSU’s Commissioning Lead team, an opportunity has arisen for highly-skilled people to form a new team of seven Optical Leads to support LOCSU in its work with Local Optical Committees across England. Applications close 25 March. For more details, visit Work With Us.

    8 March 2019

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