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Caldicott Guardian Training: All you need to know

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Caldicott Guardian Training covering everything you need to know.

Leadership Through Data works with the UK Caldicott Guardian Council  to ensure the level of our course meets their requirements set out by the Council, the CG Manual and the Data Security and Protection toolkit. 

Our Caldicott Guardian training course covers all you need to know, whatever your experience or knowledge is.

Caldicott Guardian Training Overview

Are you a new Caldicott Guardian (CG) or need a refresher? Then this is the right training course for you. This one day, in depth course that takes you through the role of the Caldicott Guardian the Caldicott Guardian principles, and/or staff who work in support of the role. We cover role specific topics, and walk through the challenges of information sharing for direct care as well as the relationship between the Senior Information Risk Owner, Data Protection Officer and the Information Governance team. We will look at best practices for reporting to the Board or Governing Body and implementing the Caldicott reviews across the organisation.  



Who should attend?

This course is for Caldicott Guardians that are looking for an introduction course to the Caldicott Guardian role.  Delegates would include Information Governance Professionals, Caldicott Guardians and their deputies, Data Protection Officers or anyone working in support of the Caldicott Guardian role



What our clients said about the course

Very practical examples complimented with facts and data mixture of participants brought breadth of knowledge/experience and examples

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Healthcare at Home

Director of Nursing

Learning about the Caldicott Guardian role and how it overarches many aspects of Information Governance, Data Protection was really informative. I liked the fact that the agenda was fluid.

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Caldicott Guardian

NHS Consultant

Caldicott Guardian Training Programme

9.30 - 10:00Welcome and goals for the day
10.00 - 11.30The Caldicott Principles.
Strict need to know basis means
The role of the Caldicott Guardian and responsibilities
Working Relationships; Caldicott Guardian vs Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) & Data Protection Officer (DPO).
Support for the Caldicott Guardian
National Data Reviews and the Data Security Standards.
What is the Data Security and Protection Toolkit?
The importance of Leadership in the Caldicott Guardian role.
11.30 - 11:45Refreshments
11:45 - 13.00What do you think is 'good' Information Governance?
How does 'good' Information Governance contribute to a great service for all?
Internal Information Governance Structure. Information Governance Groups and who should attend.
Caldicott Logs
Data Quality
13.00 – 13:30Lunch and Refreshments
13.30 – 14:45 Scenario: Data Breach – Inappropriate Access.
What can you do to protect yourself?
The Legal Framework.
What is Personal and Special Category Data?
14.45 – 15.00 Refreshments
15.00 – 16.30Scenarios: Sharing Information
Sharing for Direct care, Subject Access Request, Disclosure, Public Interest.
Discussion; Anonymisation, Pseudonymisation and Encryption.
What the Caldicott Guardian did next?
16.30Summary and Final Questions
Caldicott Guardian Virtual Training Dates

TrainerStart DateEnd Date Cost Book
Debbie Topping23/Feb/21 £375Book
Debbie Topping26/Mar/21 £375Book
Frank Rankin19/Apr/21 £375Book
Debbie Topping25/May/21 £375Book
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Caldicott Guardian Classroom Training

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In House Training
Leadership Through Data provide bespoke training courses that are custom made to your needs. Bespoke courses provide an exclusive learning and development opportunity.

Our expert trainers provide specialist training for your employees within your company either face to face or virtually. Oue virtual platform has been increasingly popular with our clients, as it reduces the cost for trainer travelling expenses and would also reduce your companies carbon footprint. All delegates will be able to see their trainer and fellow delegates as you would in a meeting room and talk to them live.   

We offer our services through a number of cost effective packages, (Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze) for as little as 6 employees to 15 employees per training session.

If you did not find the course you are looking please contact us and we can discuss and design the right course for you. For a no obligation quote, email or call Sharon, Client Relationship Manager on 07593 438646 or 01206 807267

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Bronze Package

This package is offered as a ‘Virtual Training Environment’ only.
This works particularly well for small numbers but there needs to be a minimum of 6. 
This package includes:
PDF Workbook 
6 CPD Points
Attendance Certificate

Silver Package

This package provides face to face or virtual taining for 8 people for a one-day course.
Additional Delegates can be added at a reduced cost.
This package includes:
LTD Workbook & Pen 
6 CPD points 
Attendance Certificate

Gold Package

This package allows you to train up to 15 members of your staff on your site or virtually. This option provides you with the most cost-effective way for inhouse training for a greater number of staff.
This package includes:
LTD Workbook Delegate Pack 
LTD Pen 
6 CPD Points 
Attendance Certificate

Platinum Package

This package includes a short consultancy period along with any other training package. This package allows you the opportunity to contact the trainer for any questions or ongoing support that arises after the training session has finished. This equates to 4 hours of the trainer’s time. It must be used within 4-weeks. Client have utilised this service for roughly 1 hour per week over a 4 period.

Q & A

When will I be advised of the venue location?

Exact location are sent out via email, two weeks before the course, we would therefore advise you not to book accommodation until the venue is confirmed.

What happens if the course is cancelled?

To try to avoid cancelling face to face courses, however if the number of delegates is below 5 we will offer this a virtual course instead. 

Do you offer any course discounts?

Yes we offer a 10% discount for the primary delegate if you book more than one person from the same organisation at the same time.
We offer 20% off on selected course for promotional offers. 

Will I get a recognised qualification?

As part of our accreditation with the CPD accreditation group, you will receive 6 or 12 CPD points for each course attended.
The Certificate in Managing Data Protection Complaince is the second qualification of a suite of 3 data protection qualifications.