The Share2Care Programme is using a tiered information governance framework. The framework has been designed so each organisation agrees how data will be shared in line with GDPR legislation. This is to try and simplify the number of documents that are needed to be signed by each organisation. Some of you may remember the “iLinks” agreement that you may have signed up to a few years ago which is a similar approach. The framework has been reviewed and signed off by the Information Governance managers across the region, including representatives from CCGs and LMCs. An explanation of how the tiered framework works is at the bottom of this page.
Actions needed by GP Practices
1. Sign the GP Cover letter which is Tier 0 and 1 and CIPHA tier 2
As a GP Practice you will have been sent the following document to sign that covers the tier 0, tier 1 and tier 2 for CIPHA. The Share2Care and CIPHA information governance was issued last year and made simpler for GPs by combining the signing of the tier 0, tier 1 and CIPHA tier 2 into 1 document. This has been created so you only have a single document to sign for ease. If you haven’t signed this document please download from the link above and return to Share2Care@alderhey.nhs.uk. Please save the document and include your practice code in the document name. For example “N01111 Tier 0 Tier 1 tier 2 COVID”.
2. Sign The Share2Care Tier 2
We are now asking GP Practices to sign up to the Share2Care tier 2 agreement also. Please download the tier 2 agreement from the link above and return to Share2Care@alderhey.nhs.uk. Please save the document and include your practice code in the document name. For example “N01111 Tier 2 Unified Direct Care Agreement S2C”.
Below is a link to the Share2Care Unified Direct Care Agreement DPIA for your reference. Please note this does not need to be signed, it is for information only.
A link to all of the separate tier 0, 1 and CIPHA tier 2 documents are below for your reference along with the tiered briefing.