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Try the new NHS App

If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.

If you already use www.patientaccess.com you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.

For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp

GDPR and your Data

Provision of direct care GDPR and your Data

 

How we use your medical records

-This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and   confidentiality.

 

-We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care

  and treatment.

 

-In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research, for

 example to find out more about why people get ill.

 

-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.

 

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

 

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

 

-You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research   

 and to plan health services.

 

-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.

 

Practice Privacy Notices

 Privacy Information Leaflet 1.1.pdf

Privacy notice re healthcare.pdf

privacy notice re shared information.pdf

privacy notice re national screening programmes.pdf

privacy notice re medical research.pdf

 

NHS Your Data Matters

 

Information about your health and care helps us to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments.

 

In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened. The NHS is commited to keeping patient information safe and always being clear about how it is used.

 

You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning.

 

For more information about your data rights please visit

 

https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/

 

 The Information Commissioner’s Office - ICO



 
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