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Do you still use a fax machine?

As many of you know, the Ministry of Health (Ministry) is supporting the health and disability sector to transition away from analogue fax machines. Patients First is working with the Ministry by doing a stocktake of fax machine usage amongst PHOs and GP Practices. We wanted to give you a heads up about this work,…
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Cyber security

Information Security Officer Role Guidance

In every practice, responsibility for managing health information security requirements needs to be clearly defined and reside with at least one senior individual. All staff must be aware of the security responsibility undertaken by that nominated individual or individuals. For smaller organisations, this is likely to be a secondary role to their normal role within…
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