Data Protection

Rights of access to information

You can find out more about the NHS Business Services Authority and the ways in which we use your personal data here.

The personal data we use is notified to the Information Commissioner and appears on his Register of Data Controllers here. (Enter Z9395747 in the Registration number box.)

Table of Personal Data Collected & Purposes For Which They Are Used

You can apply for the personal data we hold about you by:

You can also view:

You can discuss your application with us at:

Information Governance
NHS Business Services Authority,
Stella House.
Goldcrest Way.
Newburn Riverside,
Newcastle upon Tyne.
NE15 8NY
Telephone: 0191 203 5484
Fax: 0191 264 5281

We will either provide you with a readable copy or allow you to view the personal data which we keep about you, within a maximum of the 40 calendar days allowed under the Data Protection Act for the handling of a Subject Access Request. We will require proof of your identity and payment of a £10 fee.

This can be made by cheque payable to 'NHSBSA'. Alternatively you can pay by bank transfer as follows:

Acc Name: NHSBSA

Sort Code: 60-70-80

Acc Number: 10021205

Reference - The word 'SAR' followed by your full name. This is so that the payment can be linked to your request.

We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where we agree, you may have the data:

  • erased
  • rectified or amended
  • completed.

We reserve the right to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data, but will give reasons for our refusal. We do, however, allow you to challenge our decision to refuse to provide you with a copy of your personal data.