GDPR Statement (May 2018)
Your data, privacy and the Law - How we use your medical records
This practice handles medical records according to the laws on data protection and confidentiality.
- We share medical records with health professionals who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. This is on a need to know basis and event by event.
- Some of your data is automatically copied to the Shared Care Summary Record as part of National Arrangements for shared / out of hours care.
- We share some of your data with the Berkshire East out of hours / urgent or emergency care service and the PMCF GP out of hours routine appointments service.
- Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.
- Data about you, usually de-identified, is used to manage the NHS and make payments.
- We share information when the law requires us to do, for instance when we are inspected or reporting certain illnesses or safeguarding vulnerable people.
- Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by the NHS.
- We may also share anonymised medical records for medical research – identifiable data is NOT shared without prior consent.
- If you wish to opt-out of local or national summary record sharing or risk stratification measures please contact the practice to discuss this.
For more information regarding specific areas please see below:
GDPR Patient Information
Detailed information regarding specific areas:
GDPR Direct Care and Referrals
GDPR Direct Care (Emergencies)
GDPR Summary Care Record
GDPR Risk Stratification
GDPR Public Health
GDPR NHS Digital
GDPR National Screening Programs