Cancer Waiting Times

This information sets out how The Clatterbridge Cancer Center NHS Foundation Trust process information relating specifically to Cancer Waiting Times (CWT)

Is The Clatterbridge Cancer Center NHS Foundation Trust a Data Controller or Data Processor for the data?

Data Processor

How we use the information

The Clatterbridge Cancer Center NHS Foundation Trust uses the data to calculate and monitor performance against nationally set cancer targets for referrals, diagnosis and treatment

Source of data

NHS Digital

Who are recipients of this data?

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust will directly access the Cancer Waiting Times System on behalf of Cheshire and Merseyside Cancer Alliance

Type of data processed

Personal Data

      • Pseudo CWT patient ID

Special Category Data

      • Health information

Legal basis from processing the data

General Data Protection Regulation

For processing personal data:

      • Article 6(1)(e) - Necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller.

For processing special categories of personal data:

      • Article 9(2)(h) - Necessary for the purposes of preventative or occupational medicine, for assessing the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or management of health or social care systems and services, carried out by or under the supervision of health professional or social work professional or by another person who in the circumstances owes a duty of confidentiality under an enactment or rule of law
Is data transferred outside the UK or EU?


How long will the data be retained for?

Until March 2021. The retention period will be reviewed prior to any application for an extension or renewal of the Data Processor Agreement