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GDPR in the Healthcare Sector

  • 5 CPD Hours Apex Building, Blackthorn Road Sandyford Business District D18 (map)

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This intensive one-day course will offer delegates expertise into the areas and issues associated with data management specific to the healthcare sector. You will learn how the law applies to the specific issues that often arise in the sector, as well as what can and cannot be done with patient information, storage of information, consent for research and data retention. 

Attendees will leave with a greater in-depth knowledge of their responsibilities, will have a chance to engage and discuss issues with other healthcare professionals and one of the best data protection lawyers in the country. On top of that everyone will receive a highly informative course pack, and leave with 5 structured CPD Points.

Course Content

Topics to be discussed include;

  • How the data protection law applies to the health sector

  • What can and cannot be done with patient information 

  • The legal requirements for gathering information 

  • Handling data subject requests 

  • Rules in place for “special category data” 

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

  • Developments in health research

  • Access modification health regulations 

Who Should Attend?

This CPD is designed for those who work with of will work with data protection issues on a regular or semi- regular basis. This one-day updated 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 MasterClass Certificate as well as your CPD Certificate containing 5 Structured CPD Hours. Please note certificates are issued at the close of the training course to participants who complete the full five hours.


This training course costs €395EARLY-BIRD (Normal rate €495). The price includes course documentation and training pack, teas and coffee, snacks, biscuits, fruit on arrival. Lunch is a light fare containing freshly cut sandwiches, wraps, a selection of teas and coffee. Alternatively, you can avail of the local food stores and coffee shops within a one-minute radius of the training centre for hot food or alternative lunch options.

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Later Event: September 13
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