General Data Protections Regulations and how we use your information
Medical confidentiality is the cornerstone of trust between doctor and patient and we keep your records secure and confidential.
For your direct care either from the practice or within the NHS hospital services we imply your consent to pass on relevent clinical information to other professional staff involved in your direct care.
Only when there is a legal basis for the transfer of data we may pass limited and relevant information to other NHS organisations to improve the efficient management of the NHS or to aid medical research.
This practice contributes to national clinical audits and may sometimes send relevant data to the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) when the law allows.
In order to comply with its ledgal obligations this practice may send to the Health and Social Care Information Centre when direected by the Secretary of State for Health.
If you wish to object to the use of your data for these 'secondary'; uses please speak to the Practice Manager.