As a practice we hold your personal information and details of any care you have received. Your data is held securely in compliance with all legislation.
Summary data, (details of medication, allergies etc.) is held centrally and available should you require treatment anywhere in the NHS. However, your detailed medical history is not shared and can only be accessed by staff within the practice.
We will not share any data without your consent unless there are exceptional (life or death) circumstances or where the law requires.
You have the right to see your personal information and we can provide you with access to your records.
Your data does contribute to the production of overall NHS statistics but personal details that would identify you are never part of this analysis. We will also use your information in reviewing prescribed medications and in preventative screening.
The details of all the areas where your data is stored or could be used are listed below. Full details of these are available from reception or by using the links below.
As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled in ways that are safe, transparent and what you would reasonably expect.
General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)
Purpose: Patients personal confidential data will be extracted and shared with NHS Digital in order to support vital health and care planning and research. Further information can be found here
Patients may opt out of having their information shared for Planning or Research by applying a National Data Opt Out or a Type 1 Opt Out. Details of how to Opt Out can be found on our Privacy Notice. For the National Data Opt Out patients are required to register their preference below. https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/
For Type 1 Opt Out they can complete the form and return it to their registered practice for action by the 23rd August 2021. https://nhs-prod.global.ssl.fastly.net/binaries/content/assets/website-assets/data-and-information/data-collections/general-practice-data-for-planning-and-research/type-1-opt-out-form.docx
Legal Basis : The legal basis for this activity can be found at this link : General Practice Data for Planning and Research: NHS Digital Transparency Notice – NHS Digital
Processor: NHS Digital
Data Protection Officer: Dr Peter Mirchandani The Surgery Brede Lane Sedlescombe Battle East Sussex TN33 0PW
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