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NHS data security protection toolkit

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Meet the NHS's standards for quality, security, and accessibility.

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Overview
We can assist you with the NHS DSP toolkit by providing expertise on securing digital products and services.

Working with us can help ensure that your products and services comply with the NHS's standards for data security and protection, as well as relevant laws and regulations.

Our consultants can provide guidance on how to implement the guidelines and best practices set out in the toolkit and help identify potential vulnerabilities.

Auditing for NHS DSPT Compliance
In addition to guiding you through the implementation of the NHS Data Security and Protection Toolkit, Periculo also provides comprehensive audit support as well as being an external auditor.

Our support extends beyond the initial compliance checks, offering ongoing audit preparation to keep your organisation aligned with NHS requirements and best practices.

We will also assist in creating incident response and disaster recovery plans. As well as helping in creating the necessary documentation for the NHS DSP toolkit compliance and for auditing purposes.

Reputation
Enhance your company's reputation and market position
Trust
Increased in your company
Compliance
With UK Gov standards, meeting legal and regulatory requirements.

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NHS DSP toolkit benefits

Comply with the NHS DSP toolkit, reap the rewards

Compliance with NHS standards

By complying with the NHS DSP toolkit, you can ensure that your products and services meet the NHS's standards for quality, security, and accessibility.

Better collaboration with the NHS

Compliance with the toolkit can help to facilitate better collaboration between you and the NHS, which can lead to more effective and efficient digital products and services.

Enhanced reputation and credibility

Compliance with the toolkit can enhance your reputation and credibility, as it demonstrates a commitment to meeting the highest standards for quality, security, and accessibility.

Improved patient safety

The NHS DSP toolkit helps to ensure that your digital products and services meet the NHS's standards for improved patient safety.

Improved data security

The toolkit provides guidance on how to secure your digital products and services and protect personal data, which can help to reduce the risk of cyber attacks.

Better data governance

The toolkit includes guidelines on data governance, which can help to ensure that personal data is handled and processed in a secure and compliant manner.

How it works

How we'll achieve compliance together

Assessment

First, an assessment of your existing systems and processes to determine the current level of compliance.

Support

We will help support you in completing the NHS DSPT assessment.

Audit

We provide an external audit so you meet the new NHS-DSPT compliance.

Maintenance

We can continually support your compliance through a range of cost-effective services

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does the NHS DSPT require an audit?

Yes, recent changes to the NHS DSPT require IT organisations to be externally audited.

How can a cybersecurity consultant help me implement the NHS DSP toolkit?

A cybersecurity consultant can help by conducting an assessment of the existing systems and processes, implementing necessary measures to bring them into compliance with the toolkit guidelines, monitoring and maintaining the systems and processes to ensure ongoing compliance and providing training on cybersecurity matters

Who should use the toolkit?

The toolkit is intended for organisations and companies that are developing digital products or services for the NHS.

What is the NHS DSP toolkit?

The NHS DSP toolkit is a set of resources and guidelines provided by the National Health Service (NHS) for organisations and companies that are developing digital products or services for the NHS. The toolkit is intended to help ensure that digital products and services meet the NHS's standards for quality, security, and accessibility, as well as being compliant with relevant laws and regulations.

How often is the toolkit updated?

The toolkit is a relatively new initiative and it is still being developed and refined. The NHS may update the toolkit as new guidelines and best practices are developed, or as laws and regulations change.

There have been some recent changes in 2024, Organisations will need to have an external audit to comply with the NHS DSPT.