DSP Toolkit - 'Standards Exceeded’
We’re proud to announce that Progress Housing Group has achieved ‘Standards Exceeded’ on the NHS Data Security and Protection (DSP) Toolkit. This is the second year running that we’ve achieved this the highest accreditation. This demonstrates the commitment of the Group and our people to looking after the information entrusted to us.
The DSP Toolkit is the standard assessment for data security and protection for providers of health and social care across England. It includes those who provide services on behalf of other organisations and those that have access to NHS data.It assesses the maturity of technology in use, policies, training, security of data transfers, and commitment to the data protection rights and principles.
‘Standards Exceeded’ requires meet the requirements and expectations of NHS Digital and additional accreditation in the form of Cyber Essentials Plus.
As always, this is never a finished process and there will be refinement and continuous improvement in our practices in the years to come.