Some patient data will be held centrally and used for statistical purposes. Information may be used for clinical audit and service evaluation to monitor the quality of the service provided. Where we do this, we take strict measures to ensure that individual patients cannot be identified. We are committed to protecting your privacy and will only use information collected lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (which is overseen by the Information Commissioner’s Office), Human Rights Act, the Common Law Duty of Confidentiality, and the NHS Codes of Confidentiality and Security. We will only hold data up to the statutory time limit in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.