Privacy Notices

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 the 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, which you have access to.
  • We may share some of your data with local out of hours/urgent or emergency 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 so, for instance when we are inspected or reporting certain illness, or safeguarding vulnerable people.
  • Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by NHS.
  • We may also share medical records for medical research

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