The following organisations are acting as Better Security, Better Care Local Support Partners. They  support local care providers to improve their data and cyber security, and complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit.

*These organisations are also providing regional coordination.

SOUTH WEST

Somerset

Registered Care Providers’ Association, Somerset

Website www.rcpa.org.uk/better-security-better-care/ 

Email admin@rcpa.org.uk

Tel 01823 351630

 

Dorset, Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Partners in Care (Dorset)*

Website http://www.picbdp.co.uk/dspt.html

Email picare@bpc.ac.uk

Tel 01202 205847

 

Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset

Care and Support West

Website https://www.careandsupportwest.com/dspt

Email karen.holley@careandsupportwest.com

Tel 07540 458119

 

Devon, Plymouth and Torbay

Devon Clinical Commissioning Group and Devon Care Homes Collaborative (Devon CCG & DCHC)

Website https://devoncarehomes.org/dspt

Email sara.small@devoncarehomes.org

Tel 01626 912620 (2-5pm Monday to Friday)

 

Gloucestershire

Gloucestershire Care Providers Association

Website https://gcpa.co.uk/home/better-security-better-care/

Email digital@gcpa.co.uk

Telephone 07436033514

 

Cornwall and Isles of Scilly

CAHSC Learning Partnership

Website https://www.cahsc-cornwall.org.uk/dspt/

Email  admin@cahsc-cornwall.org.uk

Tel 01326 334232

 

Wiltshire and Swindon

Wiltshire Care Partnership working with BANES, Swindon & Wiltshire Care Skills Partnership

Website www.wiltshirecarepartnership.org.uk

Email Rebecca.clark@wiltshirecarepartnership.org.uk

Tel 07821 104634

 

SOUTH EAST

South East wide coordination

The National Care Forum*

Website www.nationalcareforum.org.uk

Email adam.hunt@nationalcareforum.org.uk

Email carly.scannell@nationalcareforum.org.uk

Tel 02475 185524.

 

Kent and Medway

Innovation Delivery Team – Kent County Council & Kent Integrated Care Alliance (KiCA)

Website: https://www.innovationdeliveryteam.co.uk/our-work/data-security-protection-toolkit-dspt

Email: DSPT@kent.gov.uk

Phone: 03000 418087

 

Hampshire, Southampton, Portsmouth and Isle of Wight

Hampshire Care Association 

Website https://hampshirecare.org/dspt/

Email: victoria.dc@hampshirecare.org

Helpline 07434 571207

 

Surrey

Surrey Care Association

Website https://www.surreycare.org.uk/find/support-care-service-providers/resources-page/free-digital-support/better-care-better-security

Email surreydspttoolkit@gmail.com

 

Bracknell Forest, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Windsor and Maidenhead and Wokingham

Oxfordshire Association of Care Providers (OACP)

(Working in partnership with MKB Care and BCA)

Website https://oacp.org.uk/resources/resources-for-the-data-security-and-protection-toolkit-dspt/

Email dspt@oacp.org.uk

Tel 01235 248085

 

East & West Sussex, Brighton & Hove

West Sussex Partners in Care

Website https://westsussexpartnersincare.org/dspt/

Email nada.dspt@gmail.com or debbie.dspt@gmail.com or brian.dspt@gmail.com

Tel 07770266077

 

LONDON

London wide co-ordination

NHS London*

Website https://www.england.nhs.uk/london/

Email tyler.smith1@nhs.net

Tel 020 8148 5045

 

North East London (Barking & Dagenham, City of London, Hackney, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest)

North East London Health and Care Partnership

Website https://www.eastlondonhcp.nhs.uk/data-security-protection-toolkit.htm

Email elhcp.digitalfirstcare@nhs.net

 

North Central London (Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey, Islington)

North London Partners in Health and Care

Website https://www.northlondonpartners.org.uk/ 

Email louise.seymour4@nhs.net

 

North West London (Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Westminster)

North West London Integrated Care System

Website https://www.england.nhs.uk/north-west-london/

Email nwlccgs.covid19community@nhs.net

 

South East London (Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark)

Our Healthier South East London

Website https://www.ourhealthiersel.nhs.uk/

Email tumsilla.sethi1@nhs.net

 

South West London (Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton, Wandsworth)

South West London Health and Care Partnership

Website https://www.swlondon.nhs.uk/

Email swlcarehomes.admin@swlondon.nhs.uk

 

 

EAST OF ENGLAND

Suffolk

Suffolk Association of Independent Care Providers

Website www.saicp.org.uk

Email admin@saicp.org.uk

Tel 07949 381686

 

Norfolk

Norfolk & Suffolk Care Support Ltd

Website https://norfolkandsuffolkcaresupport.co.uk/bsbc

Email helpdesk@norfolkandsuffolkcaresupport.co.uk

Tel 01603 629211

 

Central Bedfordshire and Bedford

Activities will also be shared across ICS within Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes

Central Bedfordshire Council

On behalf of Bedfordshire Care Group

Websites https://dspt.bedscaregroupltd.co.uk/

Email SCHHServiceDevelopment@centralbedfordshire.gov.uk

 

Hertfordshire, Essex, Thurrock and Southend

Hertfordshire Care Providers Association*

Website https://www.hcpa.info/data-protection/

Email DataProtection@HCPA.co.uk

Tel 01707 708 018

 

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The Care Alliance (Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Peterborough)

Visit: www.thecarealliancecnp.co.uk

Email: admin@thecarealliancecnp.co.uk

Tel: 07831597711

 

MIDLANDS

Leicester City, Leicestershire & Rutland (LLR)

East Midlands Care Limited (EMCARE)

Website http://www.emcare.org.uk/

Email dspt@emcare.org.uk

Tel 07369 200 247

 

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire

Nottingham City Council IT Training

Website https://www.ittrainingeastmidlands.co.uk/

Email toolkitsupport@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

 

 

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

Shropshire Partners in Care

Website https://www.spic.co.uk/projects/better-security-better-care/

Email srichards@spic.co.uk

Tel 01743 860011

 

Lincolnshire

Lincolnshire Care Association*

Website https://www.linca.org.uk/DSPT.asp

Email damon.habbin@nhs.net

Tel 01522 581073

 

Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Herefordshire, Sandwell, Solihull, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire

West Midlands Care Association*

Website www.wmca.care/dspt

Email Enquiries@wmca.digital

Tel 01384 314014 (DSPT helpline)

 

Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent

Staffordshire Association of Registered Care Providers (SARCP)          

Website https://sarcp.net

Email DSPTsupport@sarcp.com

Tel 07921452913 (Chris Briggs)

                

Northamptonshire

The Care Alliance (Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire and Peterborough)

Visit: www.thecarealliancecnp.co.uk

Email: admin@thecarealliancecnp.co.uk

Tel: 07831597711

 

NORTH WEST

Liverpool City Region, Sefton, Halton, Knowsley, St Helens, Wirral, Warrington, Cheshire East, Cheshire West/Chester, Lancashire, Blackpool, Blackburn and Darwen and Cumbria

Liverpool Social care Partnership (LSCP) CIC

Website www.lscpinfo.co.uk/DSPT

Email DSPT@lscpinfo.co.uk

Tel 0151-270-1703

 

Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan

Skills for Care

Website: https://www.skillsforcare.org.uk

Email: DSPT@skillsforcare.org.uk

Tel: Rob Smith – 07834699833

 

NORTH EAST, YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

Newcastle, Gateshead, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Durham, Darlington, Stockton On Tees, Redcar and Cleveland, Middlesbrough, Hartlepool, South Tyneside, Sunderland, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield, Calderdale, Leeds, East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, NE Lincs, N Lincs, North York’s, City of York , North Kirklees and Wakefield.

DSPT Delivery Support Team – North East & Yorkshire Region*

Email england.dsptney@nhs.net

Tel 0113 360 4847

 

Bradford and Craven

Bradford Care Association

Website http://bradfordcareassociation.org/

Email admin@bradfordcareassociation.org.uk 

 

 

Our Local Support Partners are also working closely with NHS England Regional Teams.

Find out more about the full Better Security, Better Care programme.

Last updated 23 June 2022. This page will be updated to include all support partners and their contact details.