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Information in the NHS, better information means better care.

http://www.england.nhs.uk/ourwork/tsd/care-data/

Sharing information in the NHS helps ensure that the quality and safety of services is consistent across the country. It can also highlight different diseases and conditions that may require more NHS investment. This is an opportunity for each of us to help the NHS provide high quality care for all.

You can find out more about how information is used for purposes beyond your direct care, the benefits this bring and the choices you have available to you by watching our short video. (click on the link above) This video is hosted on NHS England’s YouTube channel. If you have difficulty viewing it, you can also see it on NHS Choices.

GDPR

GDPR

From the 25th May 2018 the Data Protection Act 1998 is being replaced by a new data Protection Bill that introduces an new Data Protection Act and the implementation of the EU  General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  There are changed that all businesses handling personal data must make; details can be found on the Information Commissioners Office website: https:/ico.org.uk/for-regulation-gdpr/.

The Main relevance to patients is that we need to communicate our responsibilities as Data Controllers of your information and to be transparent about your rights under the law.

The following links outline key areas regarding the use of Personal Data at the Surgery:

Main Poster

General Care

Medical Research

Data Sharing

National Screening

Summary Care Record

Direct Care

 



 
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