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the official website of the NHS in Wirral


This web site ( is operated by Wirral Health Informatics Service (WHIS) on behalf of: Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WHT), The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust (CCC) and NHS Wirral (WPCT). WHIS is a department of WHT and, as such, abides by the NHS's strict standards for protecting and processing individuals' data.

The organisations above will only keep any information you send to them through this web site for as long as necessary to process the request that you have made. Any information you send through this web site may be passed between the organisations above in order to deal with your request or comment. Your information will not be passed outside the organisations above except where required by law, e.g. in the case of a police investigation.

There are various facilities within this web site which allow you to type in information and send it to the NHS organisations in Wirral. You should be aware of whether that information needs to be kept confidential and consider whether you should send the information in that way.

In order to provide general usage information to the NHS organisations in Wirral, WHIS uses computer systems which log and analyze various data made available when you visit this web site. The information logged and analyzed cannot be traced back to identify your individual computer but could, in theory, be used to identify that a computer from your ISP or on your company's network accessed this site. Certain parts of this web site may use cookies. These files are placed on your computer by the web site in order to facilitate your use of the site the next time you visit.

If this Privacy Statement is amended, the amended version will be placed on this web page. Should you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, please e-mail