Access your information/records

Access Your Information/Records


You can find out whether we hold any personal data relating to you by making a subject access request under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


If we hold information about you, we will:


  • confirm that we are processing your personal data
  • provide a copy of your personal information
  • provide additional information, such as: the reason why we hold your information, who we may have shared information with, how long we hold information


GDPR provides you with the right to obtain a copy of information that NHS Somerset ICB holds about you.


If you would like to receive a copy of the information that we hold about you, your request should be made in writing by post or email to:


Subject Access Requests

NHS Somerset ICB

Wynford House

Lufton Way



BA22 8HR




When making a request, please include the following details:

  • your name, address and postcode
  • any relevant case numbers
  • the type of information or documents you want to receive copies of including any relevant dates
  • any preferences you have for the way you would like us to send the information to you (for example, hard copy, large print or by email)
  • forms of identification – passport, driving licence or birth certificate, plus confirmation of home address, such as a recent utility bill, council tax bill or letter from a government department

If you are making a request for records in relation to another person or a deceased individual, you will be required to provide evidence of the authority which enables you to act on that individuals’ behalf, this may include:

  • documented consent of the individual
  • Lasting Power of Attorney
  • Grant of Probate