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|What information we collect
|The type of things we record are:
Website for further information about data collection
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 on how long we store your information for. This means we keep most health records for 8 years and then they are deleted or shredded.
|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
Medical Records Department
Harrogate District Hospital
Lancaster Park Road
|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.
|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.
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