September 7, 2021
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Course Description

Since the Covid pandemic started, healthcare organisations have been put under pressure like never before. And the collection and sharing of data is a core element of GDPR. How does this interact with contact tracing requests? How much health information can we request from our employees? What about temperature checks? There is also the area of telemedicine. This updated course is intended to answer these questions and more.

Attendees will leave with a greater in-depth knowledge of their responsibilities relating to GDPR, have a chance to engage with other healthcare professionals and discuss solutions for issues you are experiencing.On top of that everyone will receive a highly informative course pack.

You will learn

GDPR in general;

GDPR in healthcare;

GDPR- Patient care, Audit, Public Health, Research, management of the health system;

Understanding primary and secondary processing;

Sharing data outside of the medical team- e.g.for referral;

Data subject rights in the context of healthcare- access,portability, erasure, rectification, & portability;

Health Research Regulations;

Public Health- COVID 19;

Telemedicine and GDPR;

DPIA- understanding high risk processing - key elements of a DPIA;

Section 41 B requests;

Data breaches- procedure & reporting;

Compiling a GDPR and Health Research Regulation compliant privacy notice.

-        What can and cannot be done with patient information

-        Handling data subject requests

-        Storage of personal information i.e. Patient charts, handover lists, patient lists and discarded information (waste bins)

-   Covid issues including

- Contact Tracing

- Employee health information

- Temperature checks

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for those who work with or will work with data protection issues. This one-day course will be of great interest to Directors of Nursing, HR Managers,Compliance Officers, Medical Secretaries, Department Managers, Ward Managers,Risk Managers, IT Managers, Records Managers, Archivists, Information Managers,Legal Advisors, Data Users, Data Processors and anyone tasked with handling patient and personal data.


On completion of this one-day training course, you will receive your CMG Master Class Certificate of Attendance in GDPR in the Healthcare Sector. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants on completion of the course. You will also receive a full GDPR in the Healthcare Sector course pack to refer back to at any time in the future. Please check directly with your association or awarding body to see how many points they will award.


An ‘Early Bird’ discounted rate of€425 is currently available. This training course normal rate is €495. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come first served basis. PLEASE NOTE THE EARLY BIRD RATE CLOSES 3 WEEKS PRIOR TO COURSE DATE.

The course cost includes all course documentation,the GDPR for the Healthcare Sector training pack and certificates.


Mary Kirwan
Barrister and Lecturer at RCSI

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