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Dovecot Health Centre

General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

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 / do 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, 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

 

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