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GDPR

The Medical Group - General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

 

How we use your medical records

 GDPR is a new law that determines how your personal data is processed and kept safe;

  • 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 required 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 records.
  • 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 you 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.  

Patient information leaflet : GDPR Leaflet

Patient GDPR Poster : GDPR Poster

What is GDPR (Video) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVBHishpew8&feature=youtu.be

GDPR and Summary Care Record (Video) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JMgVblVuXSk&feature=youtu.be



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