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LPT Privacy Notice

Who we are and what we do

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (the Trust) is part of the NHS and provides the following services across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland:

  • Inpatient mental health services
  • Community mental health services
  • Specialist Inpatient and Community mental health services e.g. Huntington’s Disease service etc.
  • Services for people who come into contact with the criminal justice system
  • Inpatient learning disability services
  • Community learning disability services
  • Inpatient and Community Adult eating disorders
  • Inpatient Child and Adolescent mental health services
  • Community child and adolescent mental health services
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Eating Disorders
  • Inpatient mental health services for older people
  • Community mental health services for older people
  • Children’s Services e.g. public health nurses (health visitors and school nurse) etc
  • Community physical health services e.g. district nursing, community therapy etc
  • Inpatient physical health services – Community Hospitals including all therapy services
  • Acute and Community dietetic services
  • Podiatry services
When we process your personal information, Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) is the Data Controller. As a Data Controller, the Trust has a duty to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the UK Data Protection Act 2018, which requires that processing of your personal information is fair, lawful and transparent. This means we must:
  • Keep sufficient information to provide services and fulfil our legal responsibilities
  • Keep your records secure and accurate
  • Only keep information as long as necessary
  • Collect, store and use the information you provide in a manner that is compatible with data protection legislation

Furthermore, we have a legal obligation to respect the common law duty of confidentiality. All our staff are contractually bound by this obligation through the terms and conditions of their employment with the Trust. Healthcare professionals are further committed to maintain confidentiality through their professional registration with the relevant professional bodies.

The Trust is registered as a data controller with the Information Commissioners Office – registration number Z6769559. Our registration entry can be seen here

Trust’s Contact Details

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

Riverside House, Bridge Park Plaza, Bridge Park Road, Thurmaston, LE4 8PQ

Tel: 0116 225 2525

Data Protection Officer

The Trust’s Data Protection Officer is the Head of Data Privacy and be contacted at:

Data Privacy Team

Suite P1, Bridge Park Plaza, Bridge Park Road, Thurmaston, LE4 8BL

Tel: 0116 2294051


Why do we need information about you?

In order to provide you with the highest quality of healthcare, we need to keep records about you. Health records comprise information relating to your physical or mental health, created by a healthcare professional to support your care. The Health records we create are mostly electronic, although you may also have some paper records.

What information we collect about you

The Trust will collect personal and sensitive information about you. This information is necessary in order to provide direct health care to you.

Personal information will include:

  • Your name
  • Your address and postcode
  • Your telephone number(s)
  • Your email address – where you have provided this as a communication preference
  • Your NHS number
  • Your marital status
  • Your employment status
  • Your preferred contact details e.g. relatives, friends and carers contact details
  • Your opinions and decisions about your contact with our services

Sensitive or special category of information will include:

  • Your racial or ethnic origin
  • Your religious or other beliefs (if appropriate)
  • Your sexual orientation
  • Your specific health information
  • Records of your contacts with our services
  • Diagnosis and/or the problems that you are experiencing with your health
  • Personal appearance and behaviour (relevant to your clinical presentation)
  • Results of tests such as X-rays/Laboratory results or other investigations or assessments
  • Any previous information from other health and/or social care organisations, local authorities including education
  • Domestic and social circumstances directly relevant to your care and treatment
  • Professional opinions on your current health status and future health care needs
  • Information about risks that may affect you or where you may pose a risk to others

We may also collect and store information about previous convictions where this is relevant to the care and treatment we are providing to you and/or where this is relevant to the health and safety of our staff and other patients.

Please see our latest Privacy Notice by clicking here. version 1.5 published February 2019

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