The Department of Health (DH) has confirmed that the NHS IG Toolkit will be replaced by the new NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSP Toolkit) from April 2018. This is confirmed in a guidance document published this week by DH and NHS England to outline the 2017-18 requirements for organisations providing NHS services to implement the National Data Guardian (NDG) recommendations on NHS data security standards.
The GDPR requires organisations to appoint or designate a data protection officer with responsibilities to inform and advise the organisation about compliance with GDPR obligations and other data protection laws. The DPO requirement applies to both data controllers and data processors.
The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes it mandatory for organisations to notify the EU member state’s Data Protection Supervisory Authority
The UK Information Commissioner’s office has published a 12 step guide to help organisations prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).