Electronic Information Request Form
Please refer to Quickstats for regional cancer information, Hospital Episode Statistics data for hospital admissions data or Health and population data on this website to see if your information needs can be met by data that are already available. Those with a secure NHSnet connection may also be able to access the Cancer Information Service (CIS) for statistics on cancer incidence, mortality and survival covering the South of England. See the Cancer Analysis Team page for further details. If you wish to request data from the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System South West (NDTMS-SW), please email directly.

With the form below you may request non-identifiable data directly from the SWPHO Public Health Intelligence and Cancer Analysis Teams. NB: Identifiable patient information will only be released to authorised personnel in legitimate organisations. Identifiable information includes data containing postcodes, dates of birth or NHS or hospital numbers, statistics based on fewer than 5 patients or statistics for a population of less than 1000. If your request is for identifiable information please contact SWPHO directly on Tel. 0117 970 6474 and ask for the Public Health Intelligence Team or Cancer Analysis Team depending on the nature of your request.

Please note that the fields highlighted in yellow are mandatory. When you have completed the form click the “Submit Form” button and your request will be emailed to SWPHO. If you specify an email address you will be emailed a copy of your request as a receipt. The receipt may take up to an hour to reach your mailbox.

Most requests will be completed in 7-14 days although more complex analyses may take longer. Your details will be fairly processed and stored, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Your personal details are used solely for SWPHO internal purposes and will not be passed on to any third parties under any circumstances.

Your Personal Details
*Your contact details: Please provide at least one method of contact. We require either your telephone number or e-mail address.
Reason for Data Request
Service Planning #Epidemiological Research
Report #Clinical Research
Cancer Network/Site Specific Group #Clinical Audit
Meeting #Dissertation
Presentation Personal Interest
Conference Media Enquiry
Publication Data are for someone else
# We will require a copy of your study/audit protocol
Information Required

Declaration Please read the following statement and tick the box to confirm that you understand the terms on which data is released by SWCIS.

I agree that the South West Cancer Intelligence Service (SWCIS) will be acknowledged in any publications, reports or presentations based on the data that I receive. Where SWCIS staff have made substantial contributions to the work, their names will be included as authors in the publications or presentations and they will be given full authorship rights. A copy of any publication arising from these data will be supplied, free of charge, to SWCIS prior to publication.

*I have read and understood these terms: