Information can be shared without consent if it is justified in the public interest or required by law. Do not delay disclosing information to obtain consent if that might put children or young people at risk of significant harm.
Information Sharing Principles
- Necessary and proportionate. When taking decisions about what information to share, you should consider how much information you need to release. …
- Relevant. Only information that is relevant to the purposes should be shared with those who need it. …
- Adequate. …
- Accurate. …
- Timely. …
- Secure. …
What are the boundaries of confidentiality?
The principle of confidentiality is about privacy and respecting someone’s wishes. It means that professionals shouldn’t share personal details about someone with others, unless that person has said they can or it’s absolutely necessary.
When can confidentiality be breached in Schools UK?
2. Breaching confidentiality. A breach of confidentiality occurs when confidential information is not authorised by the person who provided it or to whom it relates, putting said person in danger or causing them embarrassment or pain.
What are the key principles around sharing information?
Necessary, proportionate, relevant, accurate, timely and secure. Ensure that the information you share is necessary for the purpose for which you are sharing it, is shared only with those people who need to have it, is accurate and up-to-date, is shared in a timely fashion, and is shared securely.
Examples of situations where information, normally considered to be confidential, might need to be shared: A person is likely to harm themselves. A person has been, or is likely to be, involved in a serious crime. A person is likely to harm others.
What 3 things do you need to consider when sharing child protection concerns about a child?
Necessary, proportionate, relevant, adequate, accurate, timely and secure: Ensure that the information you share is necessary for the purpose for which you are sharing it, is shared only with those individuals who need to have it, is accurate and up-to-date, is shared in a timely fashion, and is shared securely.
What are the 7 golden rules of information sharing?
Information Sharing in Schools: The Seven Golden Rules to Follow
- GDPR Isn’t a Barrier to Sharing Information.
- Be Open and Honest.
- Seek Advice.
- Share With Consent Where Appropriate.
- Consider Safety and Wellbeing.
- Necessary, Proportionate, Relevant, Accurate, Timely and Secure.
- Keep a Record.
When can confidentiality be breached?
A breach of confidentiality occurs when data or information provided in confidence to you by a client is disclosed to a third party without your client’s consent. While most confidentiality breaches are unintentional, clients can still suffer financial losses as a result.
Relevant personal information can also be shared lawfully if it is to keep a child or individual at risk safe from neglect or physical, emotional or mental harm, or if it is protecting their physical, mental, or emotional well-being.
What could be possible outcomes for not maintaining confidentiality?
The consequences of a breach of confidentiality include dealing with the ramifications of lawsuits, loss of business relationships, and employee termination. This occurs when a confidentiality agreement, which is used as a legal tool for businesses and private citizens, is ignored.
Under what circumstances is it acceptable to disclose private or confidential information?
Generally, you can disclose confidential information where: The individual has given consent. The information is in the public interest (that is, the public is at risk of harm due to a patient’s condition)
Personal Data – Under the UK GDPR, personal data covers information which could be used to identify a person (also sometimes called the ‘data subject’). This includes for example, a person’s name, address, or an identification / file number.
In what way do you ensure confidentiality is upheld when sharing information?
Keep written information in a safe place.
Personal information should not be left laying around for other parents or staff members to see. Keep information about the children in a safe place out of the way of prying eyes. Some information (such as social security numbers) should be in a locked file cabinet or office.
Why do you think individuals should be able to see the information recorded about them?
Access to information helps the public make public authorities accountable for their actions and allows public debate to be better informed and more productive. Access to official information can also improve public confidence and trust if government and public sector bodies are seen as being open.
Sharing information to prevent abuse and neglect. Sharing information between organisations about known or suspected risks may help to prevent abuse taking place. The safeguarding adults board has a key role to play in sharing information and intelligence on both local and national threats and risks.
You must identify at least one lawful basis for sharing data from the start. You must always share personal data fairly and in a transparent manner. When you share data, you must ensure it is reasonable and proportionate.