The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be dealt with in accordance with the Act. Please contact the Practice Manager for further information.
Access to patient information – Opting In or Out
As part of the care data programme please be aware of the following important information about extracting coded GP data.
GP practices must now act as a data controller with responsibility for fair processing
This is to make our patients aware before the HSCIC will begin extracting data via the GP Extraction Service for those patients who have not objected.
Leaflets are available to patients (please click on the link above). This has been developed by the British Medical Association, Royal College of GPs, NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) to support practices.