Privacy Leaflet May 2018
Following the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation 2018, Great Staughton Surgery has produced a 'Privacy Notice' which outlines how patient identifiable information will be shared with others in the following circumstances:
- To provide further medical treatment for you e.g. from district nurses and hospital services.
- To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department which requires your consent.
- When we have a duty to others e.g. in child protection cases anonymised patient information will also be used at local and national level to help the Health Board and Government plan services e.g. for diabetic care.
Reception require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs. These staff members are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the medical staff.
Practice Privacy Notice May 2018
The NHS published a Leaflet for Patients, called 'Your Data Matters'. In May 2018, the strict rules about how data can and cannot be used were strengthened.
You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning, for more information, open the NHS Patient Data leaflet below.
NHS Patient Data Use Leaflet June 2018matters