General Data Protection regulation (GDPR)
The GDPR is the replacement for the Data Protection Act and comes into effect on the 25th of May 2018. Although it is European legislation the UK will be adopting GDPR into UK law even after Brexit. This youtube video helps explain some of the changes with the GDPR.
If you would like to know more then follow some of these links:
the ICO website - Information Commissioners Guide to GDPR
NHS Digital - NHS Digital GDPR
Below is our Privacy Statement which explains why and how we use your data as a patient at our practice.
Patient Privacy Statement
Lots of NHS services use Systmone, including ourselves. Due to the extra sharing that is possible on Systmone we have an additional privacy statement that relates specifically about this software below.
Privacy Notice Systm One
Summary Care Record
Information about the summary care record can be found here:
You have the option to opt out of the summary care record, if you wish to do this please contact the surgery and we will update your record accordingly.
We are committed to maintaining confidentiality and protecting the information we hold about you. We adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the NHS Codes of Confidentiality and Security, as well as guidance issued by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). You have a right to access the information we hold about you, and if you would like to access this information, you will need to complete a Patient Records Request Form or write to the practice requesting the information. Furthermore, should you identify any inaccuracies; you have a right to have the inaccurate data corrected
Application to Access Health Records