Policy converted to new QCS format. This policy adheres to the Home office and ICO codes of practice when using surveillance and disclosing information. Updated to reference the Data Protection Act (2018)/General Data Protection Regulation (2016) and provides access to further resources and self-assessment tools to aid compliance.
This policy has been updated for improved general practice use and converted into the new QCS policy format.
This policy has been thoroughly updated and made relevant for the general practice quality improvement cycle which is part of the overall requirement to operate clinical governance systems. It has also been converted into the new QCS format. This policy also has a new title. It was previously the Quality Circle Policy and Procedure.
Policy reviewed in line with changes to legislation and stakeholder requirement and updated to new QCS format.
Policy converted to new QCS format. Alignment with legislation and additional information regarding monitoring, additional resources and zero tolerance. Updates include reference to Confidentiality and Information Sharing July 2018 and Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018.