HMT Sancta Maria Hospital is part of the Registered Charity, The Healthcare Management Trust (HMT). We take your right to privacy and confidentiality very seriously.
As a Data Controller, HMT is legally bound by the principles of The Data Protection Act.
To assist our staff and consultants in looking after your care, we are required to record and process patients personal information. This includes health records.
We may need to share some or all of this personal information with other organisations including, for example, the NHS.
Where appropriate, we will not do this without explicit consent of the patient.
We may use third parties to process your personal information. In such circumstances, we will ensure that they too act in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
We may also disclose your personal information where we may be required by law.
The HMT Data Protection Officer can provide further explanation on how the organisation manages your personal information, including:
- The purposes of processing your personal information, including any legal basis. - The legitimate interests of HMT as a Data Controller. - Categories of personal information. - Recipient(s) of patient personal information. - How long we keep your personal information. - Your rights as a data subject. - Your rights on withdrawing consent at any time. - Whether the provision of personal information form part of a statutory or contractual requirement or obligation (and possible consequences of failing to provide the personal information). - How complaints can be raised and how we have managed personal information.
Should you require any further clarification, please contact:
The HMT Data Protection Officer Healthcare Management Trust 14 Queen Anne’s Gate London SW1H 9AA