Privacy Notice for Staff – Data Protection Act 2018

This page tells you how Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust uses and manages the personal data or information we hold about you, including how we share it with NHS and non-NHS organisations and how we maintain confidentiality.

The Data Protection Act controls how your personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government. Under the Act     our Trust is defined as a ‘data controller’ of personal information. We collect personal information to help us employ and manage staff. The Trust is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (registration number Z7485161).

Data Processing in response to COVID-19

The health and social care system is facing significant pressures due to the Covid-19 outbreak. As such, the Secretary of State has required NHS Digital; NHS England and Improvement; Arm’s-Length Bodies (such as Public Health England); local authorities; health organisations and GPs to share confidential personal information to respond to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Our full privacy notice is available here as a PDF.

Last updated: April 30, 2020