To use your information for direct health care purposes, the Trust does not require your consent. This is because consent may not be possible in many circumstances and the Trust has a legal duty to provide care.
Activities which are optional will be conducted with consent. You will have the option of withdrawing that consent at any time.
How individuals can Opt Out?
- The public can access the service online website: nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters
- Via phone NHS Digital Contact Centre, Tel: 0300 303 5678, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm (excluding bank holidays)
- And/or via the NHS App
- Accessible materials includes BSL video, Easy Read, braille, and 11 languages.
This does not affect the consent process for operations and treatments.