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.

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

    1. We do share some of your data with the local out of hours / urgent care STAR service and local health visiting and child safeguarding organisations.

    1. In some circumstances we will also share de-identified data for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill.

    1. Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as cancer screening or diabetes prevention.

    1. Data about you, usually de-identified, is used to manage the NHS and make payments for your care.

    1. We share information when the law requires us to do so, for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe.

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

    1. You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record.

    1. You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.

    1. You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services.

    1. You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see the practice privacy notice on the website or speak to a member of staff for more information about your rights.  

For more information ask at reception for a leaflet download a copy (see links below) also see more information un the tab on the homepage.

Privacy Notice


Direct Patient Care

Emergency direct Care

National screening Programmes


Medical Research


Risk Stratification

Summary Care Record

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