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Free training on information sharing

NHS Transformation Directorate and Digital Social Care have developed free e-learning on the principles of sharing information.

Social care professionals have a legal duty to share information to support individual residential care. It helps them to make informed decisions, ensures that people receive safe care, enables the smooth transition of people between different care settings and enhances the effectiveness and efficiency of the service.

This e-learning resource will help learners to understand the principles behind information sharing in residential care, how to apply the principles in practice and build confidence in using and sharing information.

The session takes 20 minutes to complete and is free of charge to access from any email address. Learners are invited to find more information at e-learning for health hub and access the training here.

You can access the session free of charge even if you do not have an NHS email address. Read the introduction at e-learning for health hub and then register for the session at

Organisations wishing to host this e-learning session free of charge on their in-house learning management system are invited to email

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