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Human Resources

Subject Access Requests - Employees/Ex-employees

Under Data Protection Regulations, employees and ex-employees have the right to gain access to personal information held about them by the employer/ex-employer. This applies to both manual and electronic information and includes the employee's personal file, and also any separate sickness records, disciplinary records, performance review notes, e-mails and so on.

Please note that individuals do not have the right to demand to view their personal file or other information 'immediately' and all Subject Access Requests must be referred to:

Compliance Business Partner,

Workforce & Organisation Development

First Floor

Bishop Auckland Hospital

Cockton Hill Road

Bishop Auckland

DL14 6AD

Or can be made by e-mail sent to:


'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital