Information collection and use – data protection statement

There are specific examples where visitors to this website may submit information. This may be as feedback, or as a request for information, and so on. Where this occurs it is deemed that the user has consented to the collection, processing and storage of that information for a specific purpose.

Under the Data Protection Act, we have a duty to protect any information we collect from you. We do not pass on your details to any third party unless you give us permission to do so.


Where we consider it appropriate and useful to our visitors, we link to other websites. These include public, private and voluntary sector sites. We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites or for their privacy practices. A link is not an endorsement of a site. We encourage users to be aware when they leave our site to read the privacy statements of other websites.


We make every effort to bring you accurate information and to keep it up to date. While the ODNs have taken every care to ensure the information provided is both up to date and accurate we will not be held responsible for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused as a result of any error or inaccuracy within these pages. The information provided on this site conforms to our publishing policies, but unless stated otherwise, does not constitute specific medical or other professional advice, and is subject to review, revision and change.


Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information that some websites leave on your computer. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow websites to recognise a user's device, let users navigate between pages efficiently, remember user's preferences, and generally improve the user experience.


We currently use the following third-party cookies:

Google Analytics

Google Analytics sets a number of cookies in order to evaluate the use of our site and compile reports (web analytics).

YouTube (Google)

YouTube videos are embedded on our site. A YouTube cookie is used to provide web analytics in terms of the number of times a video has been watched or shared.


Our website contains a Twitter link which enables visitors to the site to link to specific Twitter accounts. When the link is used, Twitter sets a cookie.

By using this website, you consent to the processing of data by the three Adult Critical Care ODNs in the South of England in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
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