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Our Caldicott Guardian and Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO)

Anglian Community Enterprise’s Caldicott Guardian is Jayne Hiley, Director of Operations and Quality and the Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO) is Sharon Charlton, Director Finance and Corporate Services.


Caldicott Guardian

A Caldicott Guardian is a senior person responsible for protecting the confidentiality of patient and service-user information and enabling appropriate information-sharing.

The Guardian plays a key role in ensuring that the NHS, Councils with Social Services responsibilities and partner organisations satisfy the highest practicable standards for handling patient identifiable information.

This main role is to give advice when there is any uncertainty in the transfer of patient and service user information, seeking to clarify the purpose of the transfer, that it is justified; absolutely necessary; transferring only the minimum required; on a need to know basis and complying with the Data Protection Act 1998

Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO)

The SIRO owns the organisations overall information risk policy and risk assessment process ensuring we have a robust incident reporting process for information risks. The SIRO reports to the Board and provides advice on the content of the organisations Statement of Internal Control in respect to information risk.