Hospital workforce retention and patient outcomes research project privacy notice

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.

The University of Surrey is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner’s Office (our notification number is Z6346945), and we are committed to ensuring that the data we process is handled in accordance with data protection legislation.

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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. In addition to this statement, you may be given further information about the uses of your personal data when you use certain services offered by the University of Surrey.