BLS Ltd now have an accredited CPD course which has been receiving excellent feedback due to its practicality and applicability. The course covers the sharing with Police which no other provider has and includes support from a practicing Caldicott Guardian for Hospice UK and previous CG for Adult Social Care, specialising in multi agency working.


Their next Caldicott course is in Leeds on 1st November see the link to our website: here and the standard cost is £249 plus VAT BLS are offering a reduced rate of £225 plus VAT to iNetwork members. This price is extremely competitive – see entry on the IG Toolkit training providers site: here. They are also taking names for the next SIRO course which is likely to be in Manchester early December.

The address for the event is: Park Plaza, Boar Lane, City Square, Leeds LS1 5NS  (opposite train station).


The day starts at 9.30am for coffee with a prompt start at 10.00 finishing at 4.00pm (with optional 30 minutes to 4.30pm for specific delegate Q&As)


This course is CPD accredited and includes a number of topics including: how to share information safely, what to do when things go wrong and a brief overview of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


To reserve a place email quoting the iNetwork rate of £225plus VAT. Please also include contact and invoice details.


The recent applicable publications are:

The National Data Guardian’s Review of Data Security, Consent and Opt Outs

Published in July 2016, this is the latest report from Dame Fiona Caldicott in her role as the National Data Guardian. The review provides 20 recommendations and 10 data security standards aimed at strengthening the security of health and care information, and ensure people can make informed choices about how their data is used.


CQC report Safe data, safe care

Covers how data should be safely and securely managed in the NHS. Makes recommendations inter alia on training for Caldicott Guardians and SIROs.