Hospital workforce retention and patient outcomes research project privacy notice

The University of Surrey is the “Data Controller” of your personal data.  We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (our notification number is Z6346945) and we are committed to ensuring that the personal data we process is handled in accordance with data protection legislation. Our Data Protection Officer, Elizabeth Powis, can be contacted via

The Department of Economics is part of the University of Surrey. We are carrying out research into hospital workforce retention and patient outcomes to answer the important questions of what drives hospital workforce retention (HWR) and its changes over time and across organisations and clinical specialities and what is the causal effect of enhanced workforce retention on health outcomes for patients admitted to hospital.

One of our responsibilities is to tell you about the different ways we collect and use your personal data. This statement provides details about these uses.