Practice Privacy Notices

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 out of hours / urgent or emergency care 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 medical records for medical research For more information visit our web site or ask at reception

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The Elms Medical Centre
3 The Elms
L8 3SS
Tel: 0151 727 5555
Fax: 0151 288 5016