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1.1 Identify legislation and codes of practice that relate to handling information in health and social care
The Data Protection Act 1998 is a key piece of legislation to ensure people's rights regarding the confidentiality of their personal information. [ It highlights 8 principles that define good practice when handling someone else's personal data and breaching these principles can lead to serious legal implications. In health and social care many policies and procedures are based on the principles
of the Data Protection Act to ensure that client details remain confidential. The Human Rights Act 1998 also states the right to a private life. The right to have one's private life respected also includes that private and confidential information gets respected and that details are shared and stored in accordance with strict rules and regulations. Other legal sources of information regarding handling information are stipulated through common law and the rulings of individual cases. One of the central codes of practice in health and social care has been provided by the GSCC and it sets standards of practice and behaviour for staff working in that field, including standards for handling information and maintaining confidentiality. The Caldicott Standards also provide additional guidance for health and social care providers on how to manage confidentiality and access personal information in accordance with the Data Protection Act. It highlights 6 principles on how to protect and handle personal information correctly. ]
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