National Hip Fracture Database
National Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme (FFFAP)
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The National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) - RCP Statement of Information Governance Assurance

RCP operates the NHFD audit website in collaboration with Crown Informatics. RCP are the data controllers for the audit and have worked closely with Crown Informatics, as their appointed data processors, to ensure that all appropriate national and NHS information governance approvals are in place.

All users can be assured that NHFD data will be managed securely and in accordance with all legal regulations, NHS guidelines and protocols.

Specifically, both RCP & Crown Informatics are duly authorised and contractually bound to uphold strict IG governance in respect of:

    • Data Protection Act 1998 (RCP Registration: Z7085833, Crown Informatics Registration: Z3566445)
    • Section 251 of the NHS Act 2006 (CAG reference: CAG 8-03(PR11)/2013: formerly ECC 3-04(s)/2011)
    • NHS IG-Toolkit Statements of Compliance (RCP/8J008-CSD, Crown Informatics/8J157)
    • Data Sharing and Transfer Agreements duly authorised by the audit commissioners Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

For further information regarding the Falls, Fragility & Fracture Audit Program:
email: or call: 020 3075 1619 (Mon-Fri 9am-4pm)

System Level Security Policy (SLSP)
The Crown Informatics System Level Security Policy for the "Crown Audit" Platform is available on request. Please contact technical support.