Access to Personnel Records

If you want to ask us for information, which we may hold about you personally, then this will be dealt with under the Data Protection Act 1998.

This would include information relating to health records, employment and training records - anything which is limited to you as a person whether as a patient, employee or contractor.

For all requests you will need to enclose proof of identity - a formal document or bill with your name and address on it or your driving licence or passport.

If you are requesting a copy of your employee records a fee of £10 will be applicable.
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 we have 40 working days to provide the information you ask for.

For access to your employee record, please complete the Access to Personnel Files Form attached form and send it to:

ESR Team
Directorate of Workforce and Education
University Hospital Lewisham
Waterloo Block, First Floor
Lewisham High Street
SE13 6LH

If you have any further questions about access to personnel records, then please contact the Trust switchboard under 020 8333 3000 and ask for the ESR Team.

Resolution of disputes

If you are unhappy with any aspect of the way in which we deal with your request you may write to:

Director of Knowledge, Governance and Communications
Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Lewisham High Street
SE13 6LH

Any review will be under the control and direction of a senior member of staff who had no involvement in the original decision or process.

If you remain dissatisfied at the conclusion of any review you may complain to the Information Commissioner whose address is:

Information Commissioner
Wycliffe House
Water Lane
SK95 5AF

Contact PALS

Contact PALS

You can give a compliment or make a complaint by contacting PALS:

Lewisham Hospital and Lewisham Community Services:

020 8333 3355

Queen Elizabeth Hospital:

020 8836 4592


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