Research Activity within the ICE building

Research Activity within the ICE building

Activity within ICE

Disclosure check 

Occupational health check 

NHS letter of access 

NHS honorary contract 

Administrative

Administrative with no access to NHS patient data

X

X

X

X

Administrative with access to patients and identifiable patient data

Basic

✔ 

✔ 

X

Administrative with no access to patients but access to identifiable patient data

 Basic

X

✔ 

X

Administrative with no access to patients or identifiable data but access to anonymised data

 Basic

X

X

 

Technical

Technical and fully trained MR operator, no access to patients or volunteers

Basic

X

X

Technical and fully trained MR operator, access to and consenting patients or volunteers

 Standard

X

Technical with access to coil workshop and no access to NHS equipment, NHS patients or data 

 Basic

Technical with access to coil workshop and access to NHS equipment but no access to NHS patients or data

 Basic

X

X

Technical with access to coil workshop and direct access to NHS patients, data or equipment

Standard

 ✔

X

✔ 

 

Non-Clinical Academic

Non clinical academic with no access to NHS patients, data or equipment

X

X

X

X

Non Clinical Academic with no access to NHS patients but access to NHS equipment and/or data 

Basic

X

✔ 

X

Non clinical academic with direct access to NHS patients, data or equipment

Standard

X

Non clinical academic with direct access to vulnerable* NHS patients, data and/or equipment performing a regulated activity**

PVG

X

*Vulnerable: see below      **Regulated Activity: see below

Disclosure Scotland

What is disclosed?

  • Basic: unspent convictions
  • Standard: unspent & relevant spent convictions, sex offenders registration
  • PVG: unspent & relevant spent convictions, sex offenders registration, ‘other relevant information’, information about barred lists (in some cases) and civil orders + ongoing monitoring commence

Membership of the PVG Scheme

1. Are they working with *‘Vulnerable People’?
  • Child: an individual under the age of 18 years
  • Protected Adult: aged 16 years or over and in receipt of certain prescribed services
    - Health service
    - Registered/community care/welfare services

NB Health-related research is not generally considered part of these categories


2. Are they performing a **’Regulated Activity’?
  • Child
    • Caring for children
    • Teaching, instructing, training or supervising children
    • Being in sole charge of children
    • Unsupervised contact with children under arrangements made by a responsible person
    • Providing advice or guidance to a child, which relates to physical or emotional well-being, education or training
  • Protected Adult
    • Providing care for protected adults
    • Teaching, instructing, training and supervising protected adults
    • Being in sole charge of protected adults
    • Providing assistance, advice or guidance to protected adults

3. Are they working in a Regulated Establishment?
  • Child: Children’s Hospital
  • Protected Adult: Care/residential homes so not applicable to ICE building

4. Is the Regulated Activity in the Regulated Establishment part of normal duties or ‘incidental’?

NB Asking someone to join the PVG scheme for a position that is not regulated work is an offence under the PVG (Scotland) Act 2007