Privacy Policy

Purposes for processing and categories of personal data

The NCA brings together those who use, provide and commission services to make improvements in outcomes for complex patient pathways using an integrated, whole system approach.

The Northern Cancer Alliance is a multi-agency collaborative through which health, social care and third sector stakeholders can work together to improve cancer survival.

The personal data we process include:

  • name and contact details of patients, healthcare colleagues and other stakeholders
  • personal data contained in expressions of interest for positions within the NCA, CVs, information arising from the interview process, and pen-picture biographies
  • personal data relating to claims for expenses.

Sources of the data

  • Patients, healthcare colleagues and other stakeholders
  • Healthcare providers

Categories of recipients

The data are used by the Northern Cancer Alliance teams in NHS England.

Legal basis for processing

For the GDPR purposes NHS England’s lawful basis for processing is Article 6(1)(e) ‘…exercise of official authority…’.

If you get involved in our work as a ‘Patient and Public Voice (PPV) Partner, please find specific information about how we process your data on the NHS England website:

The full NHS England Privacy Notice and additional information can be found on the NHS England website:

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