Privacy notice

Privacy notice

Information you need to know:

The Post-Hospitalisation COVID -19 Research Study (PHOSP-COVID) is a consortium of leading researchers and clinicians from across the UK working together to understand and improve long-term health outcomes for patients who have been in hospital with confirmed or suspected COVID-19. Information about the PHOSP-COVID Research Study can be found at

The research study is being organised and funded by the NIHR Leicester Biomedical Research Centre and supported by a grant to the University of Leicester from MRC-UK Research and Innovation and the National Institute for Health Research(NIHR). The Study has received ethical approval from the Yorkshire and Humber - Leeds West Research Ethics Committee and approval from the Health Research Authority.

The University of Leicester is Leading the Consortium of 26 UK Universities and approximately 44 NHS Trusts who are involved in this national research study.

The University of Leicester is the Data Controller for the participant personal information we will process as part of this research study. Further information on the University can be found here:

The Data Protection Officer is: Elisabeth Taoudi, Data Protection Officer and in-house Commercial Lawyer, University Of Leicester, University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH. Tel: 0116 229 7640. Email:

This privacy notice explains what information we are collecting, how we will use this information in this study and what rights participants have in relation to their information.