Privacy Notice for Children

This page tells you what information BMI Healthcare has about you and what it does with that information.

Who has information about me?

The hospital has information about you and about your health.

Where did you get this information from and what information does BMI Healthcare hold about me?

We get information about you from things you tell us, things your parents or guardian tell us or things that your doctor or nurse tell us.

What do you do with the information?

We have this so that we can look after you in our hospital. 

Who do you share information with?

Sometimes we need to share information about you with other people.  These are:

  • People looking after you in hospital, including doctors and nurses
  • People who are paying for you to be looked after in hospital
  • Your parent or guardian
  • Other doctors and nurses working in other hospitals

We will only share information about you with other people if they need to know it.

Where do you keep the information?

Some of the information is written down or printed out and some of it is on our secure computers.

How long do you keep the information for?      

Usually we keep it until you are 25, but sometimes we need to keep it longer.  We keep it this long in case you or your doctor needs to know some of that information when you are older.

Can I see a copy of this information?

Yes and if there is anything wrong in the information, you can tell us and we will correct it.  You can ask your parent or guardian to look at the hospital website where it gives them more information and tells them how to contact us (

What if I have more questions or I am worried about my information?

Please ask your parent or guardian to look at the hospital website and they can find out who to write to and what to do next.

*Privacy Notice for Children v.1 May 2018