We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s office for data protection purposes. Our Reference number is: Z6570366
We have a dedicated Information Governance Team who are responsible for:
Click here to see our key Information Governance policies.
The new legislation builds on the Data Protection Act 1998, placing new responsibilities on organisations, both as a controller or processor of data.
Click here for further information on the new legislation and the GDPR.
We are committed to meeting the standards required in the new legislation.
The responsibilities of the DPO include ensuring the Trust is compliant with data legislation, ensure staff are provided with appropriate guidance, training and instruction regarding data protection requirements and to act as a point of contact for the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) and the public.
If you have any concerns regarding how your information is used, or about our compliance with data protection requirements, you should contact our Data Protection Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 0161 716 3991.
This return is completed using the NHS Digital provided Data Security and Protection Toolkit.
Our compliance is reviewed annually by internal audit. Our performance against the annual return and the view of internal audit are made available to the public within the Trust’s Annual Report.
Click here to see the latest, and previous versions of the annual report.
To find out more about the information we collect and how we use it, please click here to see our privacy notices.
A letter includes communications between different health professionals, for instance those to GPs, hospital doctors, nurses, therapists and other health professionals.
We see this initiative as being good practice and are looking at the best way of introducing this.
Some services are already working to encourage this and you may be asked if you wish to receive a copy, how you wish to receive it and in what format.
Other services are not working in this way at the moment, but you may still ask the clinician working with you about this and they will explain the arrangements.
Freedom of Information: