Adult Support and Protection (Scotland) Act 2007: guidance for General Practice

Revised guidance to reflect developments in policy, practice and legislation both in the overall context of adult support and protection and in day-to-day activity. It provides information and detail to support practical application of the 2007 Act for GPs and staff in General Practice.

Data Sharing

Data protection law enables organisations and businesses to share personal data securely, fairly and proportionately. The Information Commissioner's Office (the "ICO") has a Data Sharing Code of Practice and the resources available at their Data Sharing Information Hub provide detailed guidance and tools to aid data sharing in compliance with data protection law.

A step-by-step guide to data sharing is available online.

There are many misconceptions and fears around data sharing, and the ICO have a helpful page exploring these at Data sharing myths busted.



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