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Confidentiality

"Everyone working in the NHS has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential"

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We ask for information about yourself so that you can receive proper care and treatment. We keep this information, together with details of your care, because it may be needed when we see you again. There are also legal requirements for us to hold information for certain lengths of time.

We may use some or all of the information for various other reasons:

Where possible any information used for these purposes will have your personal details removed. If any research would involve you directly then you will be contacted for your consent.