In order to treat patients effectively we collect personal information about your treatment history and care in paper and/or electronic format.

Your information is used to ensure:

  • Staff and services caring for you within Saint Catherine’s have accurate, up-to-date information to guide provision of the best care for you
  • We can contact you in relation to your care and treatment
  • Treatment and services we provide meet local community needs
  • Efficient and effective referral to other services and providers where needed


Your information may also be used for other purposes:

  • Public health needs
  • Review and audit of the quality of care we provide
  • To teach and train healthcare workers
  • Conduct research
  • Investigation of complaints
  • Preparation of statistics to commissioning bodies
  • Monitoring health budget spending

If you do not want certain information shared please talk to the person staff providing your care your care.