How we use your information

Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care Board (BSW ICB) is responsible for securing, planning, designing and paying for your NHS services, including planned and emergency hospital care, mental health, rehabilitation, community and primary care services. This is known as commissioning. We need to use information about you to enable us to do this effectively, efficiently and safely. For further information please refer to the About us section.

The ICB is required by law to protect the public funds it administers. It may share information provided to it with other bodies responsible for auditing, or administering public funds, or where undertaking a public function, in order to prevent and detect fraud. The Cabinet Office is responsible for carrying out data matching exercises.

Our uses of information

Although this is not an exhaustive detailed listing, the following section lists key examples of the purposes and rationale for why we collect and process information:

Further information

Further information about the way in which the NHS uses personal confidential data and your rights in that respect can be found in NHS Digital: How we look after your health and care information.

The Information Commissioner’s Office offers independent advice and guidance on the law and personal data, including your rights and how to access your personal information.

Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIA)

We undertake DPIAs for any processing of personal data that is likely to result in a high risk to individuals.  We also undertake DPIAs for any other major project which requires the processing of personal data.

Contact us

Information Governance, NHS BaNES, Swindon and Wiltshire Integrated Care Board (BSW ICB)

For independent advice about data protection, privacy and data-sharing issues, you can contact the Information Commissioners Office on 0303 123 1113 or online at

NHS Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire ICB
Registered Headquarters:

Jenner House Avon Way
Langley Park
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