The total cost of providing the Scottish Information Sharing Toolkit: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

Please could you provide the total annual budget allocation and cost of providing the Scottish Information Sharing Toolkit - To include all staff and not staff cost with any additional 3rd party contracts associated with providing the service.



The Scottish Information Sharing Toolkit was first stood up in the 2015/16 financial year. To support this process, Information Governance resource was seconded from NHS Fife for 3 days a week over the course of 2015/16. Resource was costed as an NHS band 8a rate, and chosen due to in depth expertise around Data Protection and Governance in the health and care sector.

Ongoing costs now attributed to the upkeep of the Information Sharing Toolkit are part of business as usual costs in Digital Health and Care, overseen by the Information and Assurance team.

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