HC Deb 03 May 2000 vol 349 c177W
Mr. Sayeed

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what advice his Department gives to hospitals and others to(a) back up their data frequently and regularly and (b) install circuit breakers. [120699]

Yvette Cooper

National Health Service organisations have already received best practice guidance on a wide range of information security matters including data back-up and power supplies and these are contained within the NHS Information Authority publication "Ensuring Security and Confidentiality in NHS Organisations". Copies of this guidance will be placed in the Library.