Information Security Guidance
When emailing within the Trust PID can be sent between Trust email accounts:
@bartshealth.nhs.uk è @bartshealth.nhs.uk
When emailing outside the Trust ensure that PID is sent between NHSmail
accounts: @nhs.net è @nhs.net
Further details are available on how to send emails containing PID to other
Do not use personal email accounts (e.g. Hotmail, gmail) to send or receive PID.
All bulk transfers of PID should be approved by the IG team before
commencement, then sent via Secure File Transfer.
NHSmail accounts can be requested from the ICT Service Desk.
Any email communication relating to a patient or member of staff should be
printed and a record kept filed in their case notes or personal file.