Privacy Notice

Wadhurst Medical Group

Practice Privacy Notice Short Form

 

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.

    • Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.

    • Data about you (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.

    • Sometimes your information may be requested to be used for research purposes – the surgery will always gain your consent before releasing the information for this purpose. 



For more information please read the full Privacy notice.  A copy is attached below.

Practice Privacy Notice

“This practice is supporting vital coronavirus (COVID-19) planning and research by sharing your data with NHS Digital. For more information about this see:  

https://digital.nhs.uk/coronavirus/gpes-data-for-pandemic-planning-and-research/general-practice-transparency-notice 



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