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HSE National Policy

HSE Access Control Policy

Topic: Access control
Document Owner: Chief information officer
National Group: Office of the chief information officer
Effective From: 01 February 2013
To define the correct use and management of system access controls within the HSE.

The HSE is legally required under the Irish Data Protection Act 1988 & 2003 to ensure the security and confidentiality of the information it processes on behalf of its clients, patients and employees. Insufficient access controls or unmanaged access to information could lead to the unauthorized disclosure or theft of this information, fraud and possible litigation. This policy is mandatory.