New guidance has been published by CQC on use of CCTV in care homes - . The toolkit walks through the issues to think about when deciding whether to use cameras, and also links to CQC's earlier guidance on filming by relatives (

The Surveillance Camera Commissioner has also recently consolidated and re-launched his guidance materials into a toolkit: . Whilst the SCC's statutory remit is largely limited to central and local government, his toolkit has a number of practical resources which are useful for private and NHS providers,  housing associations and other private businesses. 

Finally, the ICO's Code of Practice ( and checklist ( provide material specifically geared towards Data Protection legal compliance.

For advice on CCTV or broader information governance issues, or CQC regulatory related matters, please let us know.