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GDPR - your data, privacy and the law

Queens Road Surgery

Practice Privacy Notice

     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 do share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent or emergency care services

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

    •  We may also share medical records for medical research

    • All calls are recorded and may be used for training

    •  For more information read the specific privacy notices found below


Privacy Notice Care Quality Commission

Privacy Notice Emergencies

Privacy Notice for Direct Care

Privacy Notice for National screening programs

Privacy Notice for Payments

Privacy Notice for Summary Care Record

Privacy Notice NHS DigitalPrivacy Notice NHS PrescriptionsPrivacy Notice Public Health

Privacy Notice Research

Privacy Notice Risk Stratification

Privacy Notice Safeguarding

Access to medical records

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