COVID-19 CRISIS FURTHER ADDENDUM 24TH APRIL 2020
Further to the requirements of legislation related to the Covid-19 Crisis, a further privacy notice to run in parallel with our Privacy Notice until 30th September 2020 (unless extended by government legislation) is linked below.
COVID-19 CRISIS - URGENT ADDENDUM 19th March 2020
During this time of national emergency and in line with government and NHS policy to enable patients to get the best care possible, the practice has enable data sharing of essential medical information with West Midlands Ambulance Service and other health care professionals on a temporary basis. This information will only ever be used if you, the patient, are in need of help and is currently planned to be discontinued once the crisis is over.
Thank-you for your understanding.
Being transparent and providing accessible information to patients about how we will use your personal information is a key element of the EU General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 1998.
The following notice (follow the link) reminds you of your rights in respect of the above legislation and how your GP Practice will use your information for lawful purposes in order to deliver your care and the effective management of the local NHS system. This privacy notice explains why we collect information about you, how that information may be used and how we keep it safe and confidential.