12. Data Protection It is essential that information to which the researcher(s) has access regarding both patients and staff should be treated in the strictest of confidence. While working on the research study you will be expected to become familiar with the Trustâ€™s confidentiality policies and procedures and agree to abide by them. Failure to observe confidentiality constitutes gross misconduct. This will be liable to disciplinary action. This is in accordance with the Data Protection Act, 1984 and the Health Records Act 1990.
Thesis from Brunnel University, United Kingdom, London