Glebe Park Surgery

01522 530633

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be dealt with in accordance with the Act. Please contact the Practice Manager for further information.

Your Data Matters to the NHS

Your health records contain a type of data called confidential patient information. This data can be used to help with research and planning.

You can choose to stop your confidential patient information being used for research and planning. You can also make a choice for someone else like your children under the age of 13.

Your choice will only apply to the health and care system in England. This does not apply to health or care services accessed in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

Find out how this data is used and how to opt out on the following link:

https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/

Information Security

Glebe Park Surgery asks for personal information so that we can ensure that you receive the information, advice, treatment care and support that is right for you.

Information about you, the services you receive and your family background may be recorded either on paper or computer files as part of providing you with health and social care services.

We keep records of:

  • Your Name
  • Why you or someone on your behalf contacted us and when
  • The type of services you were offered or received.
  • Relevant family information

Anyone who receives patient identifiable information from us is also under a legal duty to keep it confidential. We take the sensitivity of personal information very seriously in the Practice. Staff and contractors are required to respect their duty of confidentiality, codes of conduct and through their contracts of employment.

Sharing of information is strictly governed by information protocols and the NHS Code of Practice for confidentiality. These are produced in accordance with the legislation and good practice and are designed to protect your rights. We are also registered under the Data Protection Act and adhere to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR). We abide by all statutory requirements regarding confidentiality, whilst following the appropriate guidelines for information security. All our staff are required to work within these guidelines.

For more information, please read our Privacy Leaflet

You can also read a copy of our Privacy Notice here.

Information for children Children’s Notice can be found here.

If you have any other queries about how we use your information please contact our Data Protection Officer: Dr Jackson-Lawrence. You can also speak to our Practice Manager, Debbie Brennan.