Information is often shared between organisations to improve patient care, which also means ensuring that it is shared appropriately and only when needed.
Wales Accord on Sharing of Personal Information (WASPI)
An all-Wales approach to lawful information sharing between NHS organisations and with other public services or private and voluntary organisations is taken. For more information go to WASPI.
A board was set up in 2011 and opened by the then Health Minister Lesley Griffiths.
More information can be found on WIGB board and other IG boards.