Health digitisation means we need a privacy-first approach

Paul Dodds discusses how leveraging technology within healthcare facilities to deal with the current pandemic doesn’t need to invade privacy

Preparing to handle the next WannaCry type incident

Shalen Sehgal discusses GDPR implications for healthcare providers and what steps can be taken to mitigate business disruption events

Lone workers – your hidden workforce

There are over six million lone workers in the UK which represents about 20 per cent of the UK workforce. They represent the ‘hidden’ workforce that is under represented in an office they rarely frequent. Nick Whiteley discusses the issue of lone worker protection

Passing the health check – secure connected products

James Kelly discusses the work being done to reduce the risk of product-related cyber crime in the UK

Keeping staff, patients and visitors safe

James Kelly, of the BSIA, discusses how CCTV systems can provide an effective deterrent to would be criminals and help to protect staff, patients and visitors

Cyber security in the NHS

Dan Taylor, head of security at NHS Digital, looks at the relationship between cyber security and patient care in the NHS

Asset disposal: don’t allow unecessary risk

Not a day passes by without news of a new data breach. Steve Mellings, of the Asset Disposal & Information Security Alliance, discusses the problems facing data disposal and how it should be managed.

Hospitals can be an emotive place to work. Aggressions can flair, especially within A&E, from both patients and visitors. Judith Denny of the British Security Industry Association writes about staff protection, especially for those involved in lone working

From an increased risk of physical assault to high-profile data breaches, the security threats faced by the NHS are constantly evolving. James Kelly of the British Security Industry Association reports on the technology that can prevent violence against staff

Assault against healthcare staff is a growing problem, writes the British Security Industry Association’s Judith Denny, who discusses the measures hospitals can take to ensure safety

James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association, explores the modern security measures that can help NHS Trusts combat threats to healthcare staff

Security within the healthcare sector should always be a top priority, and since the publication of the Francis Report in February 2013, patient safety is now more important than ever. James Kelly, chief executive of the BSIA explores the vital role that security plays within a healthcare setting

James Kelly, chief executive of the British Security Industry Association (BSIA), discusses the value of CCTV

Alex Carmichael, technical director, British Security Industry Association, explains how security technology is helping to keep lone workers safe.

Anthony Pearlgood, Chairman of the Information Destruction section, BSIA, looks at the challenges faced by the health sector in securing sensitive information

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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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