Your Personal Data

 

Your data, privacy and the Law. How do we use it? 

    • This practice handles medical records according to the laws on data protection and confidentiality.

    • We share medical records with health professionals who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. This is on a need to know basis and event by event.

    • Some of your data is automatically copied to the Shared Care Summary Record.

    • We may share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent emergency care service.

    • Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as flu, cervical cytology and diabetes prevention.

    • Data about you, usually de-identified is used to manage the NHS and make payments.

    • We share information when the law requires us to do so, for instance when we are inspected or reporting certain illnesses or safeguarding vulnerable people.

    • Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by the NHS.

    • We may also share medical records for medical research.

For more information please view the documents below:

Fair Processing Privacy Notice

What is GDPR? - Patient Information

Who can view my record?

 



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