Your information

papers and medical equipment

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust collects and shares information relating to you and your child.

What happens to the information that you give us about you and your child?
How we know it is you - your child's NHS Number
Why we collect and share information
Do you give my information to my relatives?
What are my rights?
Can I see the information held about me and my child?
Use of cameras and video equipment for recording consultations and/or images within the Trust

General Data Protection Regulation requests

The General Data Protection Regulation (formerly the Data Protection Act 1998) comes into force on 25 May 2018.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has a process in place to enable the public to find information about how the Trust manages your information and how to exercise your rights under the regulation.

The Trust has a Data Protection Officer who will manage your request/enquiry.

  1. email your request/enquiry to
  2. write to the Data Protection Officer (Russell Banks), IM&T Department, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TH

All requests will be responded to within 30 working days.

Further information

If at any time you would like to know more about how we use information or make an objection please speak to the person in charge of your child’s care or write to the hospital.

Further information on your legal rights can be obtained from

Patient Advice and Liaison (PALS)


The Office of the Information Commissioner (Data Protection)
Helpline: 0303 123 1113

Specific national advice can be obtained from the Department of Health
Telephone: 020 7210 4850
Minicom: 020 7210 5025
Make an enquiry

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