Fri 5 Jul 2024 09:00-15:00
Online Course

A practical and interactive online course designed for medical technology suppliers and NHS professionals. Take one day out to immerse yourself in the data protection and clinical safety elements of the Digital Technology Assessment Criteria (DTAC) and navigate how to complete or assess a good DTAC. Increase your awareness of required deliverables plus determine how to understand and mitigate risks, hazards and controls associated with new health technologies.

Preparing for DTAC: Clinical Safety and Data Protection
Online 5 hours From £299+VAT

5 hours Continuing Professional Development: what you will learn

Are you preparing to complete a DTAC submission? If yes, then this training is for you! Book your place and focus on:

  • Delving into the basics of DTAC
  • Establishing a gold standard for clinical safety and data protection
  • Practically identifying and mitigating risk
  • Understanding DPIA, DPO and DSPT
  • Clinical safety in Health IT systems and the role of Clinical Safety Officer (CSO)
  • Recognising the deliverables of DCB0129 and DCB0160
  • Navigating hazard identification, workshops and logs
  • What looks like a good DTAC submission

Developed with convenience in mind: join this NHS online course remotely

Take away useful techniques and new skills to use in your day-to-day work routine:

  • Evidenced based examples and referrals: providing appropriate, relevant support and sign posting
  • Interactive presentations: your concerns addressed with sensitivity and care
  • Closed room discussions: benchmark and engage with your fellow attendees
  • Agreed action plan: leave this course with the confidence to complete a DTAC submission
Join, tech support and instructions
Chair’s opening remarks
Amy Ford, Managing Director Data Protection and Charlotte Caws, Senior Clinical Safety Officer (CSO) and Principal Consultant, Kaleidoscope Data Privacy Consultants
Introduction to DTAC
Delve into the basics of the Digital Technology Assessment Criteria
  • Understanding DTAC
  • Navigating the 5 elements of DTAC: clinical safety, data protection, technical security, interoperability and usability and accessibility
  • Key learning outcomes: establishing a gold standard for clinical safety and data protection
Questions and answers with your leaders
Interactive discussion: Share your current experiences of DTAC and what you are hoping to get out of the course
Screen break
Data protection
Data protection assessment: identifying and preventing risk
  • Definitions within data protection and what you will need for data protection prior to DTAC submission
  • Identifying data protection risk to rights and freedoms: the role of Data Protection Impact Assessment (DPIA)
  • The role of a Data Protection Officer (DPO), statutory duties and determining whether your organisation needs to designate a DPO
  • Measuring performance using the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT)
Questions and answers with your leaders
Interactive session: Implementing your process to practically identify potential risks
Lunch break
Clinical Safety (CSO)
Determining and negotiating the clinical safety criteria for DTAC
  • Introduction to clinical safety: how does it fit within DTAC?
  • Recognising the relationship between DCB0129 and DCB0160: contractual and legal drivers
  • Navigating the clinical safety process and the necessary documentation
  • Understanding hazard identification, hazard workshops and hazard logs
Questions and answers with your leaders
Interactive session: Hazard exercise: Clinical risk identification, evaluation and incident management
Screen break
Putting it into practice
Understanding and mitigating the risks associated with new health technologies
  • Effectively identifying risks, issues and hazards
  • Producing the clinical safety case report and DPIA
  • Considerations for responding to a DTAC submission: what does a good DTAC submission looks like
  • DTAC submission: common mistakes and pitfalls
Questions and answers with your leaders
Interactive session: Setting out your next steps to achieve good completion or assessment of DTAC
Chair’s closing remarks and close of event

Charlotte brings extensive experience and knowledge to guide you through this interactive course. Charlotte has previously described as 'extremely knowledgeable, I wish I could have half their knowledge. Well Done!'.

Job Title:
Managing Director Data Protection
Kaleidoscope Data Privacy Consultants

Amy is a highly skilled and experienced information governance practitioner. She is passionate about using new, innovative digital solutions to make the best use of Big Data in a lawful and secure manner.

Before joining Kaleidoscope, Amy held a number of information governance roles in the health sector. Most recently, she was the Head of Information Governance for NHS NEL Commissioning Support Unit.

Amy leads the team to ensure delivery and project management of consultancy services are running smoothly and she deputises for the managing director.


LLM, Corporate Governance and Law, University of Portsmouth (2015)

HND (Distinction) Business, Highbury College, Portsmouth (2012)

Professional Diploma at Law, Fareham College (2006)

Job Title:
Senior Clinical Safety Officer (CSO) and Principal Consultant
Kaleidoscope Data Privacy Consultants

Pricing Structure

  • £299 + VAT (each) for two or three NHS or public sector places
  • £399 + VAT for one NHS or public sector place
  • £599 + VAT for two or more commercial places*
  • £699 + VAT for one commercial place*

*Please note, commercial attendees will be required to pay by card at the time of booking.

You can reserve a no-obligation place whilst you apply for funding

If your funding has not yet been secured or you would like to hold your place with no obligation whilst waiting for your study leave to be approved, you can reserve your place with us. Please email the reservations team at SBK Healthcare with your details:

  • Booking contact: name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  • Event(s) to reserve for: title and date
  • Delegate details (for each delegate): name, job title, department, email and telephone number
  • Organisation details: name and address

Alternatively you can make a confirmed booking by emailing the above information to the bookings team 

Once you have booked your place, SBK Healthcare will correspond with you using the email address you provided at the time of booking. Within one week of the online training taking place, you will be sent final details of the course including a full agenda, programme timings and your Zoom joining instructions. This email will include a joining link that can be used to access the course.

If you have not received your email two days before your event, do check your junk folder then contact SBK Healthcare on 01732 897788.

Practice sessions are available. If you would like to attend a zoom practice session before the event takes place, please let us know by emailing You will have the opportunity to meet an SBK Healthcare staff member who will ensure you are able to access zoom, that your camera and microphone work and you are fully set-up for the day. This is optional but if you do wish to attend, please use the same device that you plan to use on the day.

On the day, when registration starts, you will be able to join the course by initially entering a waiting room when there may be a short wait. The forum will include screen breaks, as well as topic themed interactive sessions which will take place in the breakout rooms.

Click here to view the specially created 5-minute video that will walk you through how to get the most out of attending your SBK Healthcare interactive online forum.

Certification of attendance

A certificate for Continuing Professional Development will be given to every fully registered participant who completes the course, as a record of your continuing professional training and development.

Registration fees

You will be sent an instant payment option or invoice on registration. Your payment is required in advance. If your fee has not been received prior to the event, and you are not able to provide a PO or proof of payment, you will be asked to make a credit or debit card payment on the day.

Modify registration

To let us know if your details are not correct when you have already registered, please email the bookings team.

Cancellations and substitutions

A full refund of fees will be made only for cancellations received within the first 48 hours of the booking being made. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing by emailing the bookings team at SBK Healthcare. Should you need to cancel your registration after this date, the registration fee remains payable in its entirety although a substitution will be accepted and conference documentation will be provided. Substitution attendees for delegates unable to attend after registering are acceptable at any time.

Event changes

It may be necessary for reasons beyond the control of the conference organisers to alter the content, speakers or the timing of the programme. We will endeavour to keep you abreast of such changes but any unavoidable change to the format will not constitute a reason to refund the fee. Should the event be postponed, we will endeavour to reschedule the event. If, for reasons beyond the control of the conference organiser, the event is cancelled, a full refund will be made. We do not accept any liability for any incurred costs resulting from a postponement or cancellation.

Privacy notice

To view the details on how your data is being collected and used, please view our Privacy policy

Expected attendees

This online meeting is ideal for Medical and Health Technology Suppliers planning to operate their systems within the NHS as well as NHS Professionals working in procurement or holding a budget.

Past attendee feedback

Attendees have previously thoroughly enjoyed and taken away a lot of practical information from Amy, Joe and the Kaleidoscope Data Privacy Consultants team’s training, but don’t take our word for it! Take a look how other attendees have described their courses:

"Very useful and informative. Especially liked the opportunity to discuss with those SMEs separately. Thanks for the thoughtful organising"

Preparing for DTAC: Clinical Safety and Data Protection, May 2023

"Very good and really informative"

Preparing for DTAC: Clinical Safety and Data Protection, May 2023

"Excellent at condensing large information"

Preparing for DTAC: Clinical Safety and Data Protection, May 2023

"Very informative"

Preparing for DTAC: Clinical Safety and Data Protection, May 2023

"Excellent content and the presenters were very knowledgeable and approachable. The day was well structured"

Preparing for DTAC, December 2022

"The day gave a very good overview which will be helpful for me going forward"

Preparing for DTAC, December 2022

“This was an excellent forum. Full of practical and applicable information”

Advanced Practical Application: IG for Clinical Research and Databases, March 2022

“I found this session extremely useful as the team provided a lot of practical examples for research undertaken at the NHS. Highly recommended for anyone involved in the setup/delivery of clinical trials and especially dealing with Sponsored studies”

Advanced Practical Application: IG for Clinical Research and Databases, March 2022

“Excellent all round, really professional, efficient and friendly team, thank you.”

Advanced Practical Application: IG for Clinical Research and Databases, March 2022

“This is the first online course I've done since the very start of the pandemic and I'm impressed at how smoothly it ran and how professional the delivery was”

IG for Clinical Research Databases and Trials, 2021

“Amy and Joe are expert presenters who provided an in-depth and comprehensive coverage of a complex subject. The presentations were very clearly communicated. Plenty of opportunity to ask questions”

IG for Clinical Research Databases and Trials, 2021

“The day was incredibly informative and worth attending. Having a greater depth of knowledge of the wealth of legislation associated with IG (beyond the basics we are all used to via mandatory training etc.) is definitely relevant to my role and actually the course has served as a prompt to vet the research documents to a greater extent"

Psychological Resilience Skills II – Embedding your Techniques Webinar, December 2020

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An online forum like no other…

A live event that will feature leading presentations, interactive breakout rooms, and compelling Q&A discussions

As a sponsor you will have the opportunity to present your product or service, be a ‘face’ of the event and meet your audience face-to-face to discuss their experiences, interests and key concerns.

To find out more about sponsorship contact Sarah Kemm on 01732 897788 or you can email Sarah. Your organisation could be sponsoring this forum today!

Branding, marketing and education opportunities include...

  • Your organisation featuring on this forum website as ‘sponsored by’; including your logo, promotional text and links to your URL
  • 5 minutes presentation time during the main conference and taking part in the related speaker Q&A
  • Unique opportunity for the sponsored presenter to moderate one of the interactive breakout rooms
  • Additional company representatives can attend the online conference and meet the attendees during the interactive sessions in the breakout rooms
  • Your logo or company name will be included in all correspondence we send to registrations and all promotional emails sent out when marketing
  • Your support and sponsorship will be recognised when you are thanked at the opening and closing of the online forum as well as your logo featuring on the opening and closing slides
  • All sponsors will receive a copy of the registration and attendee list
  • Plus: a one-off option to add your question to the registration form, asking if attendees would like to share their email address with you so you can keep them informed after the online forum

Sponsor this forum and be part of a quality interactive event...

But don't take our word for it. We have had some excellent feedback from attendees to the forums that have been held to date:

"Forum was managed extremely well, and very professional"

IAPT National Networking Online Forum 2021 - 21st January 2021

“I am sure like everyone else I was apprehensive with going online, not sure how we could network, the ability for all participant's to participate and the quality of the presentations - all my fears were diminished this turned in to be a great day, networking, leading and sharing still occurred and links still formed. The presentations were excellent and the quality of the forum and set up great and so easy to follow and timing excellent.”

Reduce Paediatric Emergency Attendance Online Conference – 8th October 2020

“The conference has been far more engaging than in a conference centre. This I think is because of the ability to participate in chat throughout and the use of the breakout discussions.” “Excellent day! Organisation was great - loved the break out rooms for chat. Virtual chat added another really useful way to interact during the day, which isn't available to us at the physical conferences.”

Leading Change in Clinical Coding Online Conference - 11th September 2020

"Very informative, lots of opportunity for discussions and very well organised virtually"

Providing Support for Children on Long Term Ventilation - Tuesday 9th March 2021

"I enjoyed the group chats networking listening to others experiences, I also like that there was a lead on each group so the chats were influenced and no awkward silences that can occur on web meets. I thought the larger talks were really good and easy to listen to."

Modernising Outpatient Services Online Conference – 16th September 2020

“This is my first experience of an online conference and thoroughly enjoyed it. Wasn't sure what to expect. Would recommend to colleagues to attend future events” “This has to be the best online conference I have been to, I really enjoyed the breakout rooms.”

Advancing Ulcer Care Management Online Forum – 29th September 2020

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