Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust (the Trust) takes the confidentiality and privacy of your personal information very seriously.  The Trust receives information and when necessary, shares your personal confidential information in order to provide you with quality care and treatment.

The Trust’s Privacy Notice explains how information about you will be collected, legally processed and securely shared and stored and for how long the Trust will keep your information.  This Privacy Notice is a requirement of the current UK Data Protection legislation. 

Every employee, agency, contractor, student and volunteer of the Trust, as part of their contract, is personally responsible for ensuring the confidentiality and privacy of your personal information.

The following individuals have been appointed to ensure that your privacy rights are upheld:

  • Dr Mark Roland; Interim Caldicott Guardian 
  • Emile A. Armour; Head of Information Governance and Data Protection Officer
  • Taff Gidi; Senior Information Risk Owner

If you wish to make a formal complaint, contact the Complaints Team:

Complaints Team

Queen Alexandra Hospital

Southwick Hill Road

Cosham, Portsmouth


023 9228 6530 or 023 9228 6000, ext. 3473 or 3472


Contact the PALS team today (office.com)


The Trust is registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office. To get further advice or to report a concern directly to the ICO, you can contact them at:

Information Commissioner’s Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane




Telephone:  0303 123 1113

Website: https://ico.org.uk/concerns