This information links to the Human Tissue Authority (HTA), General Medical Council (GMC) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Codes of Practice and Standards and refers to photography and filming which captures any recorded, still or live-images, regardless of how they are shown.
No recordings/photos can be taken in NSTC without the explicit consent of the NSTC. It is the duty and legal obligation of all HE NEE Trainees and staff within Newcastle upon Tyne Hospital Trust to act in the best interests of patients/donors when making recordings for the purposes of clinical assessment, teaching or publication, or when handling such recordings. All staff are under a legal duty to keep patient records confidential.
All illustrative clinical records created on Newcastle Hospitals NHS Trust premises are subject to this policy, irrespective of who owns the equipment or the materials on which they are produced. Any breach of this policy may lead to disciplinary action.