Document printing and downloading
If a document is downloaded from the site, you must not amend any of its content and if the document is either saved or printed, please ensure you regularly check this site for updates/amendments to the document, as you will not always be notified when a document has been updated.
All links from this website are selected using our links policy. Links are provided for information and convenience only. We cannot accept responsibility for the sites linked to, or the information found there.
A link does not imply an endorsement of a site; likewise, not linking to a particular site does not imply lack of endorsement.
You do not have to ask permission to link directly to pages hosted on this site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages must load into the users entire window. You must not use the NHS logo to link to our site without prior permission.
This website is committed to the highest standards of information quality. Every effort is taken to ensure that the information contained in this website is both accurate and complete.
However, Midlands and Lancashire CSU gives no warranty, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of the information on this website and accepts no liability for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of reliance on such information.
In no way should any of the information found here be a substitute for professional medical care by a qualified doctor or other health care professional.
We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website, or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of use of this information.
The names, images and logos identifying Midlands and Lancashire CSU are the proprietary marks of the NHS. Copying our logos and any other third party logos accessed via this website is not permitted without the prior approval of the relevant copyright owner.
We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus programme on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system that may occur while using material derived from this website.
Privacy and data protection
A number of pages throughout this site invite users to complete forms including their personal details. There is no requirement to fill in these forms in order to view general material on this site. If do you wish to complete a form with your details in order to request a service or log a comment or complaint, you should note the following:
Midlands and Lancashire CSU has a secure server facility to protect your details from third parties when you send them over the internet. Pages protected by this facility have a URL (web address) starting with https: rather than http: and a padlock or key image can be seen at the bottom of most modern browsers.
Information submitted to the Midlands and Lancashire CSU via this web site will be used solely for the purpose for which it is collected, and will not be passed on to other areas of the Trust, nor to any other organisation, without your explicit permission. The purpose for which the information is collected will be made clear.
We have implemented security procedures and technical measures to protect any personal data, which is kept by the Midlands and Lancashire CSU from:
- Unauthorised access
- Improper use or disclosure
- Unauthorised modification
- Unlawful destruction or accidental loss.
Midlands and Lancashire CSU employees who have access to personal data are obliged to respect confidentiality; they are bound by confidentiality contract clauses and the duties of common law.
Midlands and Lancashire CSU abide by the Data Protection Act of 1998 in the holding and processing of your personal data. The Head of Information Governance is happy to answer any enquiries.
If you are using a public computer and do not wish others to be able to go back to view the details you have typed into a form on the web it is advisable to clear the contents of the form and your cache (temporary internet files) before leaving the computer.
Some information is collected automatically by the web server and is used by the organisation, in aggregate form, for statistical analysis of visits to the site. If you have concerns or questions about this, you can contact the communications and engagement team.
Further information on data protection issues can be found at www.informationcommissioner.gov.uk.