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|What information we collect|
|The type of things we record are:
Friends and Family Test
National Child Measurement Programme for children aged 4 – 10 years old
Grow and Learn for children aged 0-3 years old
|National Data Opt Out|
Your information can also be used for research and to help plan health services locally and across the country.
You can stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. To find out more visit https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/manage-your-choice/.
If you’re happy with your information being used for research and planning you do not need to do anything.
|How long we keep your information for|
|We follow the Information Governance Alliance’s Records Management Code of Practice for Health and Social Care 2016 on how long we store your information for.|
|Asking for access to your information|
If you would like to see your health information please look our Access to Health Records webpage: https://www.hdft.nhs.uk/patients/our-commitment/access-to-health-records/
Access to Health Records Team
|Asking for information to be corrected|
|If you think your health information is wrong or something is missing please talk to the person treating you.|
|Data Protection Officer|
The Data Protection Officer is the person in our organisation that guides us about data protection and makes sure that we are getting it right.
Our Data Protection Officer is:
Dr Matt Shepherd,
Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Harrogate District Hospital
Lancaster Park Road
|If you have any questions about your information or how we use it please speak to the person treating you or our Data Protection Officer.|
If you have a concern about the use of your information you can speak to the person treating you, our Data Protection Officer or our Patient Experience Team.
Patient Experience Team
If you are unhappy with the outcome of your concern you can contact the Information Commissioner who is an independent body who make sure we are following data protection laws.
The Information Commissioner
0303 123 1113
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