donorflex joined forces with Hospice UK for a series of four one-day events focussed on the impact that the General Data Protection Regulation will have on the way hospices manage their data and communications with staff, patients and supporters.
Our sponsorship of the four key dates renewed a relationship that has its roots in the hospice movements pioneering days of the early 1990s.
The programme was led by data protection specialist Kitty Rosser, Senior Associate Intellectual Property at Birketts LLP, who:
The donorflex team, led by Client Development Consultant Jo Davies, held special surgeries with delegates to complement Kittys insights by:
Hospice UK are delighted to have the generous support of CRM specialist donorflex on this essential GDPR training for hospice staff across the UK in October and December 2017, Hospice UKs Director of Income Generation, Catherine Bosworth, said before the four-date run opened in October.
donorflex have a wealth of experience and expertise working with many hospices. We are very pleased that donorflex are sponsoring what promises to be must-attend courses for hospice professionals wanting to prepare for the regulatory changes on the horizon.
That delight was echoed by donorflexs managing director, Brian Todd.
"Its been a natural step for us to play a part in events like these, he says. "We go a long, long way back with Hospice UK as an organisation, to when they began life as Help the Hospices and set out to champion and support the sectors challenge in delivering the best possible care, both for those living with terminal or life-limiting conditions, and for their families.
"The challenges of the coming years will be as great as any weve seen in almost 30 years serving the hospice sector. Understanding whats required, in terms of data protection, consent and preferences, is a massive part of charity teams building their confidence moving forward.
"Our primary role whether that's at an event like Hospice UK's GDPR seminar or any other occasion is to underscore that great data management is the key to success."