How We Use Your Information – a quick guide

We collect and hold data about you for the purpose of providing safe and effective healthcare. As a result there are some things you need to be aware of:

  • Your information may be shared with our partner organisations to audit services and help provide you with better care
  • Information sharing is subject to strict agreements on how it is used
  • We will only share your information outside of our partner organisations with your consent*
  • If you are happy with how we use your information you do not need to do anything
  • If you do not want your information to be used for any purpose beyond providing your care, please let us know so that we can code your record appropriately
  • You can object to sharing information with other healthcare providers but if this limits your treatment options, we will tell you
  • Our guiding principle is that we are holding your information in the strictest confidence
  • For more information about who are our partner organisations and how your data is used please see the full privacy notice or ask at one of our sites

*Unless the health and safety of you or others is at risk, the law requires it, or it is it required in order to carry out a statutory function