P_IG_06 Smartcard and Identity Card (ID) Policy

A Smartcard is a security device incorporating chip and PIN security which permits an authorised user to gain access according to their requirements.  This is based upon the person's organisation/s, job role/s, areas of work and business functions/activities. Smartcards are primarily used for access to spine connected clinical systems, for example Choose & Book, SystmOne, PDS (Patient Demographic Service).

All staff will require a smartcard for access to the Electronic Staff Record (ESR); this will give staff access to online mandatory training and enable them to view/update their staff details. 

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