Your data matters to us

Date: 25 February 2020

data security

We are committed to keeping your information safe and always being clear about how it is used.

According to new guidelines coming into place from March, you will be able to choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning purposes.

You can view and change your national data opt-out choice at any time by using the online service at www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters or by calling 0300 3035678.

To ensure that we are compliant with the national opt-out guidelines, we reviewed our processes and are implementing systems to allow us to remove records of service users who wish to opt-out of sharing their confidential patient information for research and planning.

You can find out more information about national data opt-out here.

  • Summary:

    We are committed to keeping your information safe and always being clear about how it is used.

    According to new guidelines coming into place from March, you will be able to choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning purposes.