Your Data Matters to the NHS
Information about your health and social care helps us to
improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local
services and research new treatments.
In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot
be used were strengthened. The NHS is committed to keeping
patient information safe and always being clear about how it
You can choose whether your confidential information is used for
research and planning.
To find out more, click here
'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