Tuesday 20 July 2021
1pm to 2.30pm
|Jackie Gray, Deputy Chair (JG)||NHS Digital||Executive Director of IG|
|Dr Nicola Byrne (NB)||National Data Guardian||National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care|
|Dr Tony Calland (TC)||Confidentiality Advisory Group||Chair of Confidentiality Advisory Group|
|Jenny Firth (JF)||NHSX||Acting Deputy Director, Data Policy|
|Andrew Hughes (AH)||Local Government Association (LGA)||Director of Health and Wellbeing System Improvement|
|Ian Hulme (IH)||Information Commissioner’s Office||Director of Regulatory Assurance|
|Dawn Monaghan (DM)||NHSX||Head of IG Policy|
|Eddie Morris (EM)||Academy of Medical Royal Colleges||President of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists|
|Simon Richardson (SR)||Care Quality Commission||Information Rights Manager|
|David Evans (DE)||NHSX||IG Policy Lead|
|Deborah Harris (DH)||NHSX||Policy Engagement Manager|
|Rachel Merrett (RM)||NHSX||Head of IG Stakeholder Engagement|
|Martin Staples (MS)||NHSX||Data Sharing and Privacy Specialist|
|Sami Mansoor (SM)||NHSX||Policy Engagement Manager|
|Dr Robert Kyffin (RK)||Public Health England||Data & Information Policy and Partnerships Lead|
|Simon Madden, Chair (SM)||NHSX||Director of Policy and Strategy|
Welcome and introductions
The Chair welcomed members to the meeting and the apologies were noted.
Minutes and actions from the previous meeting
Minutes: paper 01a
The Panel members and Chair agreed and signed off minutes.
Actions: paper 01b
The actions log was noted by Panel members.
Agenda items for next meeting
Panel members were asked to forward any agenda items for the next meeting on to NK.
DE provided an update advising he is working through the issues raised at the previous meeting.
It was agreed to circulate a revised paper for members to feed in their views, so that agreement could be reached at the next meeting.
Direct marketing guidance
RM introduced the item, and requesting approval to publish the guidance. JG suggested having a checklist included in the "IG professionals" section. RM agreed to develop this separately following publication, and will submit to the WG.
The Panel approved the guidance, and it was agreed to publish immediately after the publication of the ICO’s direct marketing guidance.
DH provided an update on the draft IG training strategy. Panel members were happy with the content, and the strategy will be updated with the comments provided.
Guidance log: paper 02a
NK to circulate guidance log with Panel members to suggest any additions to the log.
Risk register: paper 02b
The risk register was also noted by Panel members.
GP dataset: JG provided an update on the changes to the programme, and agreed to circulate a press release and copy of a letter that was issued to GPs. The Panel discussed making a statement to re-issue their commitment to transparency. It was ultimately agreed that there would be no statement from the panel, but that individual organisations should be giving out the same messages. JG also agreed to engage with panel members who had not been engaged with to date by the programme.
Date of next meeting: 21 September 2021.