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Information Governance in Health Care course

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This Information Governance online training course in Health Care Course will provide learners with a solid understanding of the importance of information governance in general and in healthcare in particular. This course will go over important skills and knowledge for your position, as well as the law surrounding information governance, key practises and values, and more.

With the use of practical examples throughout the course, this course gives an insightful look into your job within information governance. Whether you work in the medical sector, want to get started, want further training in the industry, or are simply interested in this field of study, this course will cover a variety of modules and present various instances for assessment.

Information Governance is for all individuals in any working environments where data is handled. It focuses on the principles of Information Governance, the importance of data security, different types of information, basic data security, dealing with data breaches, GDPR principles, Caldicott principles and Freedom of Information Act. Participants will also understand why it is vital to protect client data at all times in the work place. 

This course will ensure the learner becomes compliant with the various governing legislative requirements that govern the use of personal confidential in healthcare. These include The Human Rights Act, The Data Protection Act, The Health and Social Care Act and the NHS Act 2006. 

  • Created by professionals in Information Governance
  • CPD accredited
  • No time restrictions, the training is entirely online.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Instant digital certificate.


Upon the successful completion of our Information Governance online training course, you will undertake a 20 question quiz  with a pass mark of 80%. The questions are automatically marked and you will be automatically certificated. If you don’t pass, you can retake the assessment as many times as desired until you pass.

Information Governance Learning outcomes

By the end of this course learners will be able to:

  • Understand Information Governance & data principles
  • Learn different types of information
  • Be aware of  the basic data security
  • Understand the GDPR principles
  • Understand Caldicott principles
  • Understand Freedom of Information Act 2000

Who is this course for?

This Information Governance online course is suitable and recommended for health and social care personnel who often access personal and sensitive information, such as:

  • Doctors and medical locums,
  • Dental practise employees,
  • Registered nurses,
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals (AHPs),
  • Healthcare Assistants (HCAs),
  • Social Care Support Workers
  • Voluntary employees working in the NHS and private sector.


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Healthcare courses online

The CPD Group has recognised all of our courses as adhering to generally recognised standards for Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

When the course is successfully completed, a quality assured certificate will be issued to you. This can be utilised as proof of conformity and audit.

The renewal term for this course is suggested to be 1 year based on industry best practise guidelines. This suggested renewal date will be printed on your certificate.

Course content

  • The Basics of Information Governance
  • Information Governance Toolkit
  • Caldicott Principles
  • Data Protection Act 1998
  • Other Acts Related to Information Governance

Course objectives

This Information Governance online course’s objectives are as follows:

  • Give the learner a thorough understanding of data protection and information governance regulations.
  • Make individuals aware of how they should handle safe and sensitive information.
  • Provide crucial ideas on how to keep information secure in practise, as well as increase awareness of GDPR compliance standards.

How do our courses work?​

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1.  Purchase and payment

Add the course of your choice into the basket. After adding all the courses you require, proceed to our easy checkout procedure to make a payment with a debit or credit card.

There is also the option to pay by invoice for businesses booking ten or more courses.

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2. Course access

After making your purchase, go to your email account, look for an email from Coral & Reed Ltd where you will find the information you need to begin your training (use your username and login using the password you created).

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Healthcare courses online

3. Certificate

After successfully completed your course, you can immediately download your digital certificate as a PDF.

4. Continued Support

If at any point during your course you require assistance, our helpful customer support staff is eager to assist you. Please feel free to contact us at or call us at 01753 463464, and we’ll try our best to address any queries you may have.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, our course are available to all leaners across the world and can be paid for using a Debit card.

You can start your course immediately after purchase.

All our courses will differ, according to the learning resource, but traditionally, previous learners have taken as little as 1 hour up to 3 hours. You have access to the courses once purchased for a period of 1 year.

Certificates are usually available immediately after completing the course. Click on the certificate button to download and save it somewhere easy to remember. If the course was purchased for you by your employer, please contact them for a copy of your certificate.

Once a course is purchased, go to our website – and log in at the top by entering your user name and password. A list of courses should appear on the screen. Click on a course. On your desired course page, scroll down to course content and select the 1st module, Study the learning material, click mark complete and click lesson content to access your assessment or next lesson where lesson content is missing.

Yes, of course. Courses purchased can be completed on the phone, tablet or on a laptop.

Once the purchase of the course is complete, please allow up to 10 minutes before checking your email for log in details. Where details have not been emailed automatically please do not hesitate to contact us.

You can either choose to purchase a single course, a number of courses or a pack of
courses. Individuals wishing to purchase single courses for themselves are advised to click
Start Course, Take this Course, select individual for a single learner, or Group for individuals
purchasing on behalf of their company, add to basket and proceed to checkout.

You can also choose to undertake your course in a classroom setting, remotely from home
(Virtually) or do it online (E – Learning). Virtual and classroom courses can be booked in while online courses are purchased on

You can start your course immediately after purchase.

One (1) CPD point is normally earned for every hour of study. On the corresponding course page, you can find a schedule, outlining how long we estimated each course to last.

Yes. Even after finishing the course, you may log in using your username and password to access the training materials whenever you choose.

No, there isn’t a time limit on how soon you must finish the training after placing a purchase since we want our courses to fit your schedule. Additionally, you may divide your training into as many sessions as you choose because the programme tracks your success as you go along. You are totally free to study at your own speed.

Based on best practise recommendations, the majority of our training courses include a suggested date for renewal, which is 1 Year.  The certificate you receive after finishing the course will include this date.

Simply go to the course page for the training renewal and make another complete course purchase. You may be confident that you are buying the most recent edition because our courses are frequently updated to reflect changes in statutory requirements.

You can use a debit or credit card to pay for our courses.

Please get in touch with our team so they can handle this for you. Call us at 01753 463464 or send an email to

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