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NDORMS operates with two core information security documents. These are a management policy and practical guidelines:

Further policies and procedures are available to member of the department.

All new members of the department, including students and visitors, are provided a face-to-face information security induction. The Information Governance Manager talks them through a short induction presentation and sets follow-up tasks to ensure that security awareness is maintained and developed throughout the department. Members of NDORMS are required to complete annual information security training to ensure their understanding stays up to date.

The Big Health Data Research group deals with large volumes of sensitive data and has maintained NHS Information Governance Toolkit certification since 2015 to give assurance to data providers. It works within information governance policies for the whole department along with additional controls.

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