Laws on how we contact you have changed from May 2018, meaning we will contact you unless you ask us not to. Thank you.

Privacy statement:

Using your information, we can help fund some of the world leading treatment at the hospital, however it is important to us that we keep your information secure and use it in a responsible way.

We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will ensure that all your personal information is held securely and safely.

This privacy statement explains how we collect, use and store information, and what that might mean for you. Southampton Hospitals Charity holds and processes personal details in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (and subsequent data protection acts) and the General Data Protection Regulation and via its sole corporate trustee; University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is registered with the information commissioner as a data controller. We process personal data for the following purposes only:

  • Maintaining accounts and records
  • Administrative purposes
  • Fundraising
  • Research
  • Your rights

It is your right to request details of the information we hold about you. For a copy of your personal information held by us, write to:

Associate Director, Corporate Affairs
Data Protection Officer
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Southampton General Hospital
SO16 6YD

Make sure you send proof of identity, such as a copy of your passport or UK/Irish driver’s license. We will respond within one month of receiving your letter.

For more information about data protection and your rights, see the Information Commissioner’s website at

What information we collect:

In May 2018, new Data Protection Regulations were introduced with a number of lawful reasons how we can use/process your data. Read more about this here.

Last updated 16/07/2020