Information Security Guidance
Email 
  • When emailing within the Trust PID can be sent between Trust email accounts:
  • @bartshealth.nhs.uk @bartshealth.nhs.uk
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  • When emailing outside the Trust ensure that PID is sent between NHSmail
  • accounts: @nhs.net @nhs.net  
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  • Further details are available on how to send emails containing PID to other
  • public bodies.
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  • Do not use personal email accounts (e.g. Hotmail, gmail) to send or receive PID.
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  • All bulk transfers of PID should be approved by the IG team before
  • commencement, then sent via Secure File Transfer.
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  • NHSmail accounts can be requested from the ICT Service Desk.
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  • 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.