The practice complies with Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances
- To provide further medical treatment for you i.e. hospital referrals
- To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department, this will require your consent
- When we have a duty to others i.e. in child protection cases
Reception and administration staff require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs effectively. These members of staff are bound by the same confidentiality rules as the medical staff.
See our practice Data Protection Policy and Practice Privacy Notice below for more detailed information about how we keep your information safe. Please contact the Practice Manager at the surgery if you would like to discuss this policy in more detail or would like to receive copies of the appendices mentioned in our policy.
Herewith the Practice's overarching Data Protection Policy which is supported by nurnerous Annexes and Apendices which are tailored to specific areas of responsibility; one of which is the Practice Privacy Notice, Annex A. This is supported by the following Appendices:
A1-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 1 - Direct Care, routine care and referrals - Ver 2
A2-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 2 - Direct Care Emergencies - Ver 2
A3-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 3 - National screening programs - Ver 2
A4-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 4 - Care Quality Commission.- Ver 2
A5-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 5 - Commissioning, Planning, risk stratification, patient identification - Ver 2
A6-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 6 - Research - Ver 2
A7-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 7 - Safeguarding - Ver 2
A8-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 8 - Payment - Ver 2
A9 -Privacy Notice Annex A App 9 -Digital - Ver 2
A10-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 10 - Summary Care Record - Ver 2
A11-Practice Privacy Notice Annex A App 11 - Public Health - Ver 2
O - Employee Confidentiality Policy / Employee Agreement - Ver 2
Our Information Leaflet answers many of your Frequesnty Asked Questions.
Patients can view their medical records through our online Patient Access service or may submit a Subject Access Request; please ask our reception staff for more details.