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Your Data Matters

"Your Data Matters"

In conjunction with the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) coming into force on 25th May 2018 the surgery has reviewed it's policies and procedures on the way it handles patient's personal data.

We believe we comply with the GDPR and have updated our Privacy Notice to reflect the key reasons why we store your data and what purposes we use it for.  Please see the attached full Patient Privacy Notice.

 The NHS as a whole has also reviewed the handling of personal data outside of this surgery under the heading of Your Data Matters. 

 On registration or at anytime whilst a patient of the surgery you can opt-out of your data leaving the practice for purposes beyond your individual care.

For more information on data opt-outs please go to nhs.uk/your-data-matters

Please ask for more details when you visit the surgery or contact myself the Practice Manager on chris.stocks@nhs.net for further dinformation.

 Chris Stocks

May 2018 

 Privacy Notice

Grenoside Surgery & Wadsley Bridge Medical Centre

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) 2018

How we use your information

  • > We collect and hold data about you for the purpose of providing safe and effective healthcare
  • > In formation sharing is subject to strict agreements on how it is used
  • > We will only share your information outside of our partner organisations with your consent*
  • > If you are happy with how we use your information you do not need to do anything
  • > If you do not want your information to be used for any purpose beyond providing your care please let us know so we can code your record appropriately
  • > Your information may be shared with our partner organisations to audit services and help provide you with better care
  • > Our guiding principle is that we are holding your information in the strictest confidence
  • > For more information about who are our partner organisations and how your data is used please see the privacy notice on our website or ask at reception.
 *Unless the health & safety of others is at risk, the law requires it or it is required to carry out 

   a statutory function.

 Thank you
 Chris Stocks
Practice Manager – May 2018

Privacy Notice - Patient's Records - GDPR Updated March 2018.docx



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