Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4683

Date Request Received: 25/10/2018 14:39:56

Date Request Replied To: 08/11/2018 08:53:06

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Request Summary: Data Security (GDPR)

Request Category: Companies

Question Number 1:
Do you plan on investing in technology specifically to comply with GDPR in the next 12 months?
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
Have you implemented information security network(s)? Have those networks been updated to take account of GDPR?
Answer To Question 2:
The Trust continually reviews and refreshes the Trust's IT Network which incorporates, regulatory and legislative compliance in addition to NHS good practice standards and guidelines.
Question Number 3:
Nearly six months after GDPR has come into effect, have you completed an assessment and validation with all third-party organisations you work with regarding GDPR compliance?
Answer To Question 3:
This is an on going task as new suppliers come on board.
Question Number 4:
Do you monitor the compliance of all the third-party organisations you work against your information security?
Answer To Question 4:
The Trust conducts due diligence audits of systems and suppliers.
Question Number 5:
Under the new rules, have you completed an audit to identify all files or databases that include personally identifiable information (PII) within your organisation?
Answer To Question 5:
This is an going piece of work.
Question Number 6:
Have the employees in your organisation received training on data protection and other relevant law?
Answer To Question 6:
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