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Information Governance: The legal framework governing the use of personal confidential data in health care. by Mind Map: Information Governance:                        The legal framework governing the use of personal confidential data in health care.

1. NHS Act 2006

2. Health and Social Care Act 2012

3. Data Protection Act 2018

4. Human Rights Act 1998

5. Data protection Act controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government.

6. Everyone responsible for using personal data has to follow strict rules called ‘data protection principles’. They must make sure the information is:

7. Used fairly, lawfully and transparently

8. Used for specified, explicit purposes

9. Used in a way that is adequate, relevant and limited to only what is necessary

10. Accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date

11. Kept for no longer than is necessary

12. Handled in a way that ensures appropriate security, including protection against unlawful or unauthorised processing, access, loss, destruction or damage

13. Your Rights

14. Under the Data Protection Act 2018, you have the right to find out what information the government and other organisations store about you.

15. The National Health Service Act 2006 provides an enabling framework so that:

16. Money can be pooled between health bodies and health-related local authority services

17. Functions can be delegated

18. Resources and management structures can be integrated

19. Introduced the first legal duties about health inequalities.

20. It included specific duties for health bodies to have due regard to reducing health inequalities between the people of England. These bodies include:

21. Department of Health

22. Public Health England

23. Clinical Commissioning Groups

24. NHS England

25. This act sets out the fundamental rights and freedoms that everyone in the UK is entitled to.

26. It incorporates the rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) into domestic British law.

27. The act has three main effects:

28. You can seek justice in a British court

29. Public bodies must respect your rights

30. New laws are compatible with Convention rights