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Your data, privacy and the law

PHOENIX MEDICAL CENTRE

 

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.
  • We may share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent or emergency care service with your permission.
  • Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.
  • Data about you, usually with all your personal information removed, 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 medical records for medical research

For more information, please click on the following link

Privacy Notice Direct Care

Privacy Notice Emergencies

Privacy Notice for National Screening

Privacy Notice Care Quality Commission

Privacy Notice Risk Stratification

Privacy Notice Research

Privacy Notice Public Health

Privacy Notice Safeguarding

Privacy Notice for Payments

Privacy Notice NHS Digital

Privacy Notice for Summary Care Record



 
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