You have certain legal rights, including a right to have your information processed fairly and lawfully and a right to access any personal confidential data we hold about you.
You have the right to privacy and to expect the NHS to keep your information confidential and secure.
You also have a right to request that your confidential information is not used beyond your own care and treatment and to have your objections considered.
These are commitments set out in the NHS Constitution, for further information please visit
You have the right to withdraw consent to us sharing your personal information if you do not wish us to process or share your information
If you do not agree to certain information being processed or shared with us or by us, or have any concerns then please let us know. We may need to explain the possible impact this could have on our ability to help you and discuss the alternative arrangements that are available to you.
You have the right to refuse/withdraw consent to information sharing at any time. The possible consequences can be fully explained to you and could include delays in receiving care. If you wish to discuss withdrawing consent please contact the Information Governance team on the details provided at the end of this document.
How can you get access to information held about you at the CCG?
Individuals can find out if we hold any personal information by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act. If we do hold information about you we will:
- Give you a description of it;
- Tell you why we are holding it;
- Tell you who it could be disclosed to; and
- Let you have a copy of the information in an intelligible form.
To make a request to any personal information we may hold you need to put the request in writing to our contact address provided further below.
If we do hold information about you, you can ask us to correct any mistakes by, once again, contacting us at the contact address further below.
Information Governance Team
NHS Manchester Clinical Commissioning Group
Second Floor, Parkway Three, Parkway Business Centre
Princess Road, Manchester, M14 7LU
Tel: 0161 765 4427 / 0161 765 4428
For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data-sharing issues, you can contact the:
Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.
Tel: 08456 30 60 60 or 01625 54 57 45