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Your Information, Your Rights

Please note, this page is under development. For further details while we develop this page, please contact:

This section has been created to provide you with further information as to why Solent NHS Trust collects information about you, how this information is used and information about your rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 and the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2016.

Why does Solent NHS Trust collect information about you?

Solent NHS Trust collects information about you in order to provide you with the most appropriate care for your needs. If you receive care from organisations such as Social Services, private or voluntary healthcare providers, there may be a need to share some information about you so that everyone involved in your care can work together for your benefit. Information about you will only be used or passed on to others involved in your care, if they need it. Solent NHS Trust will:

Definitions - Under Development

  • Data Controller
  • Data Processor
  • Data Subject
  • Third Party/ parties

Who is responsible for your data?

Mr David Noyes
Chief Operating Officer
0300 123 3390

Senior Information Risk Owner (SIRO)

Dr Daniel Meron
Chief Medical Officer
0300 123 3390

Caldicott Guardian

Mrs Sadie Bell
Data Protection Officer and Head of Information Governance & Security
0300 123 3390

Data Protection Officer (DPO)


How is your data used? - Under Development

  • Solent NHS Trust's Privacy Notice
  • Information Sharing Agreements
  • Data Processing with contractors
  • Privacy Impact Assessments

Leaflets - Under Development

  • Patient Information Sharing Poster - Clinical

What are your rights?

Medical records requests - You have the right to obtain copies of or view your own health records under the Data Protection Act 1998. You should note that a charge will usually apply (up to a maximum of £50).

Requests to access your health records must be;

Once your request has been checked you will be informed of any additional information that is required and any charges that may apply.

Your information will be provided to you with 40 calendar days, after your fee has been received. Under law there may be some rare circumstances when the information you have requested cannot be provided to you.

If you wish to apply to access your health records or would like to know more, please contact the Information Governance Team on the address below.

Other types of requests for information...

You have the right to request non-medical/ personal records under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 from public organisations. See our Freedom of Information Act 2000 pages for more information.

Contact us

Information Governance Team
Solent NHS Trust Headquarters
Highpoint Venue
Bursledon Road
SO19 8BR

Telephone: 0300 123 3919