Seeking consent with older people

This leaflet is for the older person It aims "to answer your questions about what you have a right to expect and what to do."

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EPaCCS Template and Tool download
25th January 2016

Click on the zip file to download the EPaCCS template for either SystmOne or EMIS. Included is an extraction tool which is some clever software that creates a list of all your recorded palliative patients, their status and what you have already done for them. There are also suggestions for those things you may want to do in the near future. This will help with your GSF meetings. If you have any issues, please email the Palliative Care Coordination Centre

Caldicott Review of Data Security, Consent and Opt-Outs
19th January 2017

The Secretary of State for Health asked the National Data Guardian to develop a consent/ opt-out model which makes it absolutely clear to patients/users of care when health and social care information about them will be used and in what circumstances they can opt out. This report addresses the question of what more can be done to build trust in how the NHS and social care services look after people’s con dential data and use it appropriately.

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