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Data Protection is about how we keep people's information safe and confidential.

This page has links to the rules and laws that we must follow to make sure that people's information is treated properly.

What we do

The team is committed to supporting all staff within the organisation when dealing with this information by means of education, advice and support. We provide help with any issues and concerns, and use the latest technology to assist us in ensuring that all personal and sensitive information is kept safe and secure.

Please feel free to explore our pages for any advice or information that you may find helpful, or visit our team page to obtain contact details for getting in touch with us. Our team has years of Data Protection and Information Security experience to call upon, and can help you with any queries that you may have. To get in touch with us, please use one of the methods outlines below;

Useful Links

Information Commissioner's Office (ICO)

The official website of the ICO, the UK's independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest.

Information Governance

Find out more general information about Information Governance, including topics about confidentiality and records management, from Connecting for Health.

Department of Health

Visit the department of health pages concerning Patient Confidentiality and accessing health records.

NHS Code of Practice

Read the full text of the Department of Health's Code of Practice when it comes to confidentiality.

Your rights - Find out more

Find out more about your rights when it comes to Data Protection and the Freedom of Information at the direct.gov.uk website.

Data Protection Act 1998

Read the full text of the Act and find out more about your rights.

The Caldicott Principles

Read more about the NHS Caldicott Principles, which the Trust follows and which highlight the correct means of obtaining, using and transferring personal information.

Freedom of Information

Read more about your rights under the Freedom of Information Act 2012 and make a request to this Trust yourself.

Contact us

Our team has years of Data Protection and Information Security experience to call upon, and can help you with any queries that you may have. To get in touch with us, please use one of the methods outlines below:

Information Assurance Manager,

Pauline Nordoff-Tate

Tel: 0151 706 3549

Email Pauline here

Information Security Officer

Tel: 0151 706 3671

Data Protection & Information Security Office
Room 4
Pembroke House
Royal Liverpool Hospital
L7 8XP