Data Protection, Privacy and Confidentiality


Practice Privacy Notice

Our privacy notice lets you know what happens to any personal data that you give to us, or any that we may collect from or about you, the document can be downloaded here:

Practice Privacy Notice

Choose if data from your health records is shared for research and planning

Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning.

You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13.

Your choice will only apply to the health and care system in England. This does not apply to health or care services accessed in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

To find out more including 'How to Make Your Choice' visit https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/

Also, download a patient handout - Your Data Matters to the NHS.

NHS Summary Care Records

As part of a mandatory, national programme each GP Practice will have to make a summary care record for each patient (unless the patient has already opted out). Please read the information regarding this.

If you wish to opt out download and complete the opt out form and return to the Practice (see below).

Information Website

Further information can be found on the NHS website.