Do we have to use the DSPT if we don’t use NHSmail or shared records?

The DSPT is not just about sharing information outside of your organisation – for example with health and care colleagues. It’s about storing information and sharing it within your organisation. So all care providers should use the DSPT to check and demonstrate that they are storing data securely.

For more information, please see the Department of Health and Social Care’s policy on the Data Security and Protection Toolkit.

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