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Anglian Community Enterprise’s Caldicott Guardian is Jayne
Hiley, Director of Operations and Quality and the Senior Information Risk
Owner (SIRO) is Sharon Charlton, Director Finance and Corporate Services.
A Caldicott Guardian is a senior person responsible for
protecting the confidentiality of patient and service-user information and
enabling appropriate information-sharing.
The Guardian plays a key role in ensuring that the NHS,
Councils with Social Services responsibilities and partner organisations
satisfy the highest practicable standards for handling patient identifiable
This main role is to give advice when there is any
uncertainty in the transfer of patient and service user information, seeking to
clarify the purpose of the transfer, that it is justified; absolutely
necessary; transferring only the minimum required; on a need to know basis and
complying with the Data Protection Act 1998
Information Risk Owner (SIRO)
The SIRO owns the organisations overall information risk
policy and risk assessment process ensuring we have a robust incident reporting
process for information risks. The SIRO reports to the Board and provides
advice on the content of the organisations Statement of Internal Control in
respect to information risk.