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Guide for Health and Social Care Email Users


Personal Confidential Data (PCD) should only be exchanged electronically when encrypted. NHSmail email sent to trusted domains is automatically encrypted and complies with the pan-government secure email standard. NHSmail is accredited to the Health and Social Care secure email standard and is suitable for sharing Personal Confidential Data.

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File type Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (.pdf)
File size 220KB

Last Reviewed Date 31/08/2021
Updated on 06/07/2022

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