CONFIDENTIALITY

 

Data Protection Act

Patient medical records are held in a central database.

Access to the system is password protected and we are registered with & comply with the terms of the data protection act.

Personal health information may be shared with other health professionals as part of the patient’s medical history.
 

Access to Medical Records

Patients may make an appointment to view their medical records. Staff must, however, ask a doctor to authorise access.

An administration charge will be made plus the cost of any photocopying required.

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
The Village Surgery is fully computerised and medical records are held on computer.  The surgery is registered under the Data Protection Act and complies with all current legislation & good practice guidelines.

To comply with GDPR we have produced privacy notices for the following:
 
Privacy Notice - Fair Processing Notice for Patients
Privacy Notice for Emergencies
Privacy Notice for Direct Care
Privacy Notice for CQC
Privacy Notice for Summary Care Record
Privacy Notice for National Screening Programmes
Privacy Notice for NHS Digital
Privacy Notice for Public Health
Privacy Notice for Payments