Secure Electronic File Transfer

Secure Electronic File Transfer (SEFT) enables data to be transferred securely between health and care services and individuals, and works by providing a secure wrapper around any file, regardless of its size, structure or data content and provides data security during transmission (by using a 256-bit AES encryption mechanism).

Description

Secure Electronic File Transfer (SEFT) is a  SERVICE provided by NHS Digital.

Secure Electronic File Transfer (SEFT) enables data to be transferred securely between health and care services and individuals, and works by providing a secure wrapper around any file, regardless of its size, structure or data content and provides data security during transmission (by using a 256-bit AES encryption mechanism). Data is stored securely at NHS Digital and only people who are authorised to process the data are allowed access.

For further information, see the NHS Digital  website at Transfer Data Securely.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Secure Electronic File Transfers
Short name SEFT

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Set Patient Level Information Costing System Acute Data Set - Admitted Patient Care references in description Secure Electronic File Transfer
Data Set Patient Level Information Costing System Acute Data Set - Emergency Care references in description Secure Electronic File Transfer
Data Set Patient Level Information Costing System Acute Data Set - Out-Patient Care references in description Secure Electronic File Transfer
Data Set Patient Level Information Costing System Acute Data Set - Specialist Ward Care references in description Secure Electronic File Transfer
Data Set Patient Level Information Costing System Acute Data Set - Supplementary Information references in description Secure Electronic File Transfer
NHS Business Definition Secure Electronic File Transfer references in description Secure Electronic File Transfer