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.
The Practice has an overarching Data Protection Policy which is supported by numerous Annexes and Appendices which are tailored to specific areas of responsibility; one of which is the Practice privacy Notice. This is supported by 11 more appendices:
Data Protection Policy
Practice Privacy Notice
Privacy notice appendices:
Direct care, routine care and referrals
Direct care and emergencies
National screening programmes
Care Quality Commission
Commissioning, planning, risk stratification and patient identification
Summary Care Record
Under certain circumstances you may wish to request access to all or part of your medical records
Please fill in the forms below should you wish to do so. Requests may take up to 28 days to process
Subject Access Request Form
Subject Access Requests-Third Party Patient Consent Form