The following is the ‘Privacy & Data Protection Statement’ relating to the web site
www.northwest.nhs.uk is the public web site of NHS North West. As an NHS organisation, we (NHS North West) are committed to maintaining the security of any information you supply to us.
Certain facilities within this web site allow you to send information to us, e.g. contact forms and surveys.
We are registered under the Data Protection Act 1988 (Our reference number is Z5454541) and we will therefore process information you choose to send to us according to the principles in the ‘Act’.
We will not share your information with any other organisations unless we have your consent or unless there is a legitimate basis in law for us to do so.
We will not use your information for any purpose other than to answer your query or to deal with any matter you have raised with us. In order to this, we may in some circumstances share your information with other health sector parties involved in that query or that matter.
Information you supply to us may be held on our own computer systems and on the computer systems of Wirral Health Informatics Service (WHIS), a fellow NHS department which hosts this web site and which is obliged to process information according to our Data Protection Act notification.
here but please do be aware that some of the site's features may not work afterwards.
We use software which logs visits to this web site so that we can analyse usage and improve the site. That software keeps a record of the IP address you were using when you accessed this web site. We do not attempt to identify any individual person when analyzing that information.
If you have any questions or comments about the privacy or protection of your information while you use this web site, or if you wish to ask for a copy of information which we hold about you, please e-mail
Last updated: June 2012.