Terms and conditions

This page and any page it links to explains qegateshead.nhs.uk terms of use. You must agree to these to use qegateshead.nhs,UK.

Who we are

qegateshead.nhs.uk is managed and owned by Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust and will be referred to as ‘we’ or ‘us’ from now on.

Using qegateshead.nhs.uk

You agree to use qegateshead.nhs.uk only for lawful purposes. You must also use it in a way that does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of, this site by anyone else.

We update qegateshead.nhs.uk all the time. We can change or remove content at any time without notice.

Linking to qegateshead.nhs.uk

We welcome and encourage other websites to link to us.

You must contact us for permission if you want to either:

  • charge your website’s users to click on a link to any page on qegateshead.nhs.uk
  • say your website is associated with or endorsed by qegateshead.nhs.uk

Linking from qegateshead.nhs.uk

We do not have any control over the content on any website that links from us. We’re not responsible for:

  • the protection of any information you give to these websites
  • any loss or damage that may come from your use of these websites, or any other websites they link to

Using qegateshead.nhs.uk

Please contact us if you want to reproduce a piece of content.

We do not give any guarantees, conditions or warranties about the accuracy or completeness of any content used by these products. We’re not liable for any loss or damage that may come from your use of these products.

The most up to date version of our content will always be on qegateshead.nhs.uk.


While we make every effort to keep qegateshead.nhs.uk up to date, we do not provide any guarantees, conditions or warranties that the information will be:

  • current
  • secure
  • accurate
  • complete
  • free from bugs or viruses

Requests to remove content

You can ask for content to be removed from qegateshead.nhs.uk. We’ll remove content:

  • in order to comply with data protection legislation covering the rights and freedoms of individuals
  • if it breaches copyright laws, contains sensitive personal data or material that may be considered obscene or defamatory

Contact us to ask for content to be removed. You’ll need to send us the web address (URL) of the content and explain why you think it should be removed. We’ll reply to let you know whether we’ll remove it.

We remove content at our discretion in discussion with the department or agency responsible for it. You can still request information under the Freedom of Information Act and the Data Protection Act.

Information about you and your visit to qegateshead.nhs.uk

We collect information about you in accordance with our privacy policy and our cookie policy. By using qegateshead.nhs.uk, you agree to us collecting this information and confirm that any data you provide is accurate.

Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test qegateshead.nhs.uk for viruses at every stage of production. You must make sure that the way you use qegateshead.nhs.uk does not expose you to the risk of viruses, malicious computer code or other forms of interference which can damage your computer system.

We’re not responsible for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or computer system that might happen when you use qegateshead.nhs.uk.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

When using qegateshead.nhs.uk, you must not introduce viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or any other material that’s malicious or technologically harmful.

You must not try to gain unauthorised access to qegateshead.nhs.uk, the server on which it’s stored or any server, computer or database connected to it.

You must not attack qegateshead.nhs.uk in any way. This includes denial-of-service attacks.

We’ll report any attacks or attempts to gain unauthorised access to the relevant law enforcement authorities and share information about you with them.

Governing law

These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

Any dispute you have which relates to these terms and conditions, or your use of qegateshead.nhs.uk (whether it be contractual or non-contractual), will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.


There may be legal notices elsewhere on qegateshead.nhs.uk that relate to how you use the site.

We’re not liable if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions because of circumstances beyond our reasonable control.

We might decide not to exercise or enforce any right available to us under these terms and conditions. We can always decide to exercise or enforce that right at a later date.

Doing this once will not mean we automatically waive the right on any other occasion.

If any of these terms and conditions are held to be invalid, unenforceable or illegal for any reason, the remaining terms and conditions will still apply.

Changes to these terms and conditions

Please check these terms and conditions regularly. We can update them at any time without notice.

You’ll agree to any changes if you continue to use qegateshead.nhs.uk after the terms and conditions have been updated.