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Caldicott Guardian Training – All You Need to Know

Caldicott Guardian Training – All You Need to Know2021-02-03T15:18:28+00:00

Project Description

Course 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.

CPD 1000880

Day 1

9.30 – 10:00

  • Welcome and goals for the day

10.00 – 11.30

  • The 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 – 11:45

  • Refreshments

11:45 – 13.00

  • What 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 – 13:30

  • Lunch 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 – 16.30

  • Scenarios: Sharing Information
  • Sharing for Direct care, Subject Access Request, Disclosure, Public Interest.
  • Discussion; Anonymisation, Pseudonymiation and Encryption.
  • What the Caldicott Guardian did next?


  • Summary and Final Questions

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.


Will I get a recognised qualification?2021-01-22T14:17:00+00:00

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.

Do you offer any course discounts?2021-01-22T14:17:13+00:00

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.

What happens if the course is cancelled?2021-01-22T14:17:37+00:00

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.

See full terms and conditions.

When will I be advised of the venue location?2021-01-22T14:17:49+00:00

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 our clients said about the course

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

Director of Nursing - Healthcare at Home

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.

NHS Consultant - Caldicott Guardian

Course Training Dates

Book more than one course and receive a 10% discount.

TrainerStart DateEnd Date CostBook
Debbie Topping26/Mar/21 £375 + VATBook
Frank Rankin19/Apr/21 £375 + VATBook
Debbie Topping25/May/21 £375 + VATBook

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