Privacy Notices

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 share some of your data with local out of hours service, urgent or emergency care services, paramedics and GPs at the East Grinstead Hub.
  • Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.
  • Data about you, usually anonymised is used to manage the NHS and make payments.
  • We share information when the law requires us to do so, 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

For more information see the downloads below or ask at reception.

Privacy Notices

Supplementary Privacy Policy - Covid-19

Modality Partnership Privacy Policy

GDPR - Privacy Notice Care Quality Commission (PDF, 335KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice Risk Stratification, Commissioning, Patient ID (PDF, 358KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice - Direct Care (PDF, 364KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice for Payments (PDF, 352KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice for Summary Care Record (PDF, 369KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice Public Health (PDF, 284KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice Safeguarding (PDF, 312KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice Emergencies (PDF, 341KB)

GDPR - Privacy Notice for National screening programs (PDF, 364KB)

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