We maintain our duty of confidentiality to you at all times. We will only ever use or pass on information about you if others involved in your care have a genuine need for it.
We will not disclose your information to any third party without your permission unless there are exceptional circumstances (i.e. life or death situations), or where the law requires information to be passed on.
We collect and hold data about you for the purpose of providing safe and effective healthcare
Your information may be shared with our partner organisations to audit services and help provide you with better care
Information sharing is subject to strict agreements on how it is used and we will only share your information outside of our partner organisations with your consent*
If you are happy with how we use your information you do not need to do anything
If you do not want your information to be used for any purpose beyond providing your care please let us know so we can code your record appropriately
You can object to sharing information with other health care providers but if this limits your treatment options we will tell you
Our guiding principle is that we are holding your information in the strictest confidence
For more information about our partner organisations and how your data is used please see our Privacy Notice.
*Unless the health & safety of others is at risk, the law requires it or it is required to carry out a statutory function
This Practice have appointed Barry Jackson to be the Data Protection Officer (DPO).
He is employed by N3i and can be contacted through their service desk on phone: 0300 002 0001 or email: N3i.firstname.lastname@example.org.