Privacy Policy

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The Collaborative is committed to the privacy of individuals using this website. This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for and its subdomains.

Some features of this website, for example our contact forms, collect personal information submitted by users.  Any information submitted will be kept in the strictest confidence and will never be passed on to a third party, unless there is a legal obligation on us to do so.


We strive to offer accurate and up to date web content. However, the ever-changing nature of healthcare means that inaccuracies are sometimes unavoidable. Whilst we welcome feedback to correct errors, responsibility for the use of any information found here lies solely with the user. You also assume the risk of computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses and other destructive code by downloading files from this website. To report an error or inaccuracy please contact


The Collaborative is not responsible for the content or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them. Listing should not be taken as endorsement of any kind.  While we endeavour to keep all links up to date we cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability of linked pages. To report a broken or dead link please contact


We cannot guarantee uninterrupted access to this website or the sites to which it links. We accept no responsibility for any damages arising from the loss of access to information.


Different copyright restrictions apply to individual documents on this website. Unless otherwise stated, the following copyright statement applies to content found on this site:

The Collaborative reserves its right to retain its intellectual property.  Visitors to this website are welcome to access this copyright material and view for any purpose, or to download onto electronic, magnetic, optical or similar storage media provided that such activities are for personal use or private research.  Content downloaded from this website may not be used for income generating activity without prior consent from the NMHWDC.


Cookies are small files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit.  Our cookies help us:

  • Make our website work as you would expect
  • Remember your settings during and between visits
  • Improve the speed/security of the site
  • Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Continuously improve our website for you
  • Make our marketing more efficient

We do not use cookies to:

  • Collect any personally identifiable information
  • Collect any sensitive information
  • Pass data to advertising networks
  • Pass personally identifiable data to third parties

Most web browsers allow some control of cookies.  To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit

The cookie we use on this site include:

Google Analytics (_utma, _utmb, _utmc, _utmz): These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site.  We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site.  The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.  It is not possible to identify or gather individual’s personal information through the collection of these cookies.

We occasionally use our records of the pages users have visited on this website to analyse trends, administer the site and track users’ movements.  Our records do not contain any personal information about users.

Changing your cookie settings in your browser

To control the way your device manages cookies, go to your browser settings.  The links below are designed to help but are not exhaustive:

Changing cookie settings in Firefox

Changing cookie settings in Internet Explorer

Changing cookie settings in Google Chrome

Changing cookie settings in Safari (OS X)

Changing cookie settings in Safari (iOS)

Changing cookie settings in Android

Notification of changes

If we alter any of the above, we will post notification of the changes on our homepage.

Changes to our privacy notice

We keep our Privacy Notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage.