GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS
The General Data Protection Regulation is the new EU law legislation to protect the personal data of all EU citizens, and is a significant change in Data Protection for all of the UK, including the NHS and Healthcare providers. It comes into force on 25th May 2018.
How we use your medical records - Important Information for Patients
This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidentiality.
We share medical records with those who are involved in providing you with care and treatment.
In some circumstances we will also share medical records for medical research, for example to find out more about why people get ill.
We share information when the law requires us to do so, for example, to prevent infectious diseases from spreading or to check the care being provided to you is safe.
You have the right to be given a copy of your medical record.
You have the right to object to your medical records being shared with those who provide you with care.
You have the right to object to your information being used for medical research and to plan health services.
You have the right to have any mistakes corrected and to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. Please see the practice privacy notices below for more information.
Privacy Notice 2019
Privacy Notice - Clinical Research
Privacy Notice - Legal RequirementsPrivacy Notice - National Screening Programmes#
Privacy Notice PPG
Prescriptions - How we process your information
Patient Access to their GP record
All practices are required to promote and offer the facility for patients to view online, export or print any summary information from their records relating to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the contractor and patient. Ambrose Avenue Group Practice have put this in place. Access can be obtained by using the systmone online patient facility.
If you do not have login detaills to acces the SYSTMONE ONLINE FACILITY - please enquire at reception for more details.
Statement of Intent IT March 2015
Please click on above link to read an up to date statement of intent for Ambrose Avenue Group Practice.