Clinical Governance

Management Guide for NHS DSP Toolkit

Contributes 1 hour to your CPD


(or included in your £37.99 yearly subscription)

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Course Details:

This course takes an in-depth look at the information required to complete the DSP toolkit for data protection and security. This course should be utilised in conjunction with Practice Data Security and Protection Policy. It should be a part of the practice data security and GDPR training programme.

You will be presented with a short presentation followed by an assessment.

If you achieve 80% or more, you pass the course and will receive a printable certificate to place in your CPD folder. 

If you do not pass, you will have the opportunity to review the content and retake the assessment when you feel confident.


This course aims to clarify the information required to complete the DSP toolkit efficiently. 


Learners will be able to:

  • Update their knowledge and understanding about Data Security and Protection requirements 
  • Maintain the security of data 
  • Respond to breaches and cyber incidents 
  • Raise concerns if aspects of compliance are not being met
  • Competently complete the DSP toolkit

Learning Outcomes:

The learner understands:

  • Current toolkit requirements 
  • Lawful data sharing
  • Specific roles within the practice
  • How to lawfully share data
  • What information is required in data policies and procedures
  • How to report incidents within the GDPR framework