Practice Privacy Notice

Your data, privacy and the Law

How we use your Medical Records

    • 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 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, 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 

More detailed information regarding how you data is used can be found in the attached Privacy Notices

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