Secure data destruction in the health care sector

Steve Mellings explains why the most critical part of GDPR compliance is the approach to data protection itself

The role of secure shredding services in the NHS

For the NHS, managing data is absolutely essential to maintain the integrity of patient records. The UKSSA explains why

Secure information destruction more important than ever

James Kelly, chief executive of the BSIA, discusses some of the key considerations when securing information destruction services

Steve Mellings, of the Asset Disposal & Information Security Alliance, discusses the problems facing data diposal and how it should be managed.

A major part of any healthcare organisation’s security plan should be its commitment and capacity to protect the secure information and data relating to its patients and staff. The BSIA’s Stephen Ellis explains how

The recent government push towards the centralisation of NHS data into a network of regional centres through the ‘accredited safe havens’ scheme has thrown information maintenance within the health sector into the forefront of public discussion, writes the BSIA’s James Kelly

Careless disposal of confidential information, such as patient and staff records, or financial documents, can be detrimental to a healthcare establishment if the information finds its way into the wrong hands, says the British Security Industry Association’s chief executive James Kelly

Daniel Hawtin, managing director of The Shredding Alliance explains the steps that need to be taken to procure a cost effective shredding supplier without the risk of compromising security levels

Responsible for plenty of sensitive patient information, the health sector is not immune to the consequences brought on by ineffective confidential waste disposal, writes Russell Harris, chairman of the BSIA’s Information Destruction Section

Daniel Hawtin, of The Shredding Alliance, explains how choosing the right supplier for confidential document disposal can combine the highest level of security with time and cost savings

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Following the 2017 Naylor Report into NHS estates, it has been estimated that estate upkeep costs have reached approximately £10bn in annual funding for 2019/2020.

More recently, ERIC (Estates Returns Information Collection) data collection has contained some deeply alarming news about the condition of NHS buildings and equipment.

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