Use of data

As part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, Evelina London participates in and supports health and social care research. During any research study that you have agreed for your child to participate in, information about your child is collected in order to conduct the study and for analyses. On some occasions information that has already been collected for your child's normal care is then re-used for research purposes.

For more details on the use of information in research please see the Health Research Authority’s website. We have also compiled, in collaboration with our Patient and Public Advisory Group, a list of frequently asked questions about the use of data in research.

How your child's information may be used


Further information

We hope this information has been useful. For any other advice, support or to raise a concern, contact our Patient Advice and Liaison Service.

Telephone: 020 7188 8801


For information on the Health Research Authority and the Confidentiality Advisory Group visit the Health Research Authority website.

You can find out more about your information rights on the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office.

To find out more about the research that is carried out at the Biomedical Research Centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ and King’s College London contact You can also read about some of our latest research online.

Our Biomedical Research Centre are also taking part in some projects looking at the use of patient information.