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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'. All Subject Access Requests must be made using THIS form and returning it 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:


'The treatment I have received from all the staff has been excellent and could you extend my thanks to them all. A very thankful and relieved patient'.

Patient, Dermatology Outpatients Department, University Hospital of North Durham