Information Governance

The Trust processes patient, staff and corporate information in order to provide healthcare and to run the organisation.  Information Governance is the management of this information in line with the law and NHS regulations.  Please use the links on the right to find out more. 

The Trust completes an NHS Digital’s Data Security and Protection Toolkit submission annually. This is in order to provide assurance that the Trust is practising good data security and that personal information is handled correctly. 

Privacy Notices

Privacy notices have been written to explain how University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust processes information. These notices are displayed on the right hand side of this page in the Links section.

Freedom of Information

The Trust publishes information about the organisation on this website.  Please follow the link on the right to find out more about our Publication Scheme, Policies and Information about Corporate Departments.

If you are unable to find the information you require then the Freedom of Information Act 2000 also gives any individual the right to request corporate information that University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust holds.  This does not include personal information.  For information on making a Freedom of Information Request please follow the link on the right. You can also find past Freedom of Information Disclosures.

Access to Medical Records

An individual or their representative can request copies of their health records.  Please follow the link https://www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk/access-to-medical-records

Contact for Data Protection Questions or Concerns

If you have any questions or concerns about how we manage your Information then please contact the Data Protection Officer for the Trust.

Data Protection Officer
Information Governance Team
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Derriford Hospital

Crownhill
Plymouth
PL6 8DH

 

Email: informationgovernancepht@nhs.net

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