Access to information
The Southern Trust collects personal information from patients, clients and users in order to provide the most appropriate treatment and care. We also collect information about our services to ensure they are efficient and meeting the needs of our community.
Freedom of Information
Public authorities, including the Southern Trust, are also obliged to provide public access to official information. Requests for official information about the Trust are dealt with through the Freedom of Information office. For more information about FOI requests and how we process them, click here.
All public and private organisations including the Trust are legally obliged to protect any personal information they hold about patients, clients and users. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives everyone the right to access their own personal information. To find out more about how we use personal health and social care information and how you can access your personal information, click here.