General Data Protection Regulation

A Privacy Notice (or ‘Fair Processing Notice’) is an explanation of what information the Practice collects on patients, and how it is used. Being transparent and providing clear information to patients about how a Practice uses their personal data is an essential requirement of the Data Protection Act 2018.

Further information is detailed below:



Find out why your data matters

  1. Overview
  2. Benefits of data sharing
  3. Who uses your data
  4. How data is protected
  5. Manage your choice
  • Research
  • Prevent serious illness
  • Develop new treatments
  • Learn more about diseases

Your confidential patient information provides numerous benefits. It is used in research to find cures and better treatments for diseases like diabetes and cancer.

With your data, we are better able to develop and improve health and care services for the future.

  • Planning
  • Plan NHS health services
  • Make services safer
  • Improving quality of care

Confidential patient information can also be used to plan health and care services more effectively. The NHS and local authorities can plan where they need to provide further care services more efficiently.

This helps to improve health and social care for you and your family.

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