What is Security Management?

Definition

Security management is the identification of an organisation’s assets including people, buildings, machines, systems and information assets, followed by the development, documentation and implementation of policies and procedures protecting these assets.

The Local Security Management Specialist will work in conjunction with their client organisation to protect patients, staff and NHS property, with the purpose to provide a safe and secure environment for all, so that the highest level of clinical care can be provided.


What types of security issues occur within the NHS?

The Local Security Management Specialists provide professional skills and expertise on security management dealing with a wide range of proactive and reactive issues including:

  • Physical violence.
  • Verbal abuse.
  • Security breaches.
  • Staff safety.
  • Patient safety.
  • Theft.
  • Criminal damage.
  • Lone working.
  • Malicious callers.
  • Environment.
  • Site reviews.
  • Infiltration testing.
  • Cyber security.

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