GDPR and Patient Privacy Statement

Heathcote Street Surgery

How We Use Your Information

Why we collect information about you

In the Practice we aim to provide you with the highest quality of health care. To do this we must keep records about you, your health and the care we have provided or plan to provide to you.  We will only store your information in identifiable form for as long as necessary and in accordance with the NHS England’s Rules.

The Legal Part

 You have right to privacy under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016 (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act. The Practice needs your personal, sensitive and confidential data in order to perform our statutory health duties, in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority vested in the controller in compliance with Article 6 (e) of the GDPR we also need this for the purposes of preventive or occupational medicine, for the assessment of the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or the management of health or social care systems and services in compliance with Article 9, (h) of the GDPR.   Full information is available from reception or on the NHS Digital website.

Our guiding principle is that we are holding your records in strict confidence

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