Carfax NHS Medical Centre

01793 541655

What happens to your Information

As your GP practice we hold your healthcare record, both in hardcopy and electronically. It is our responsibility to ensure that the data within it is accurate and up to date. We protect your health record and only allow access to those who need to see to do their job.
Please click on this link Practice Privacy Notice to see the Practice Privacy Notice which describes how we use and protect your data.

Sharing within the NHS – Your Health Records
As our Privacy Notice describes there are many reasons why we may need to share your data. The most important of them is to provide care. If we need to refer you to another service, such as a hospital consultant, or the community nursing service, they need information on your condition to treat you appropriately.
If you access healthcare directly outside the practice such as in Accident and Emergency or at an Urgent Care Service, they can provide safer, more appropriate care if they are aware of your medical conditions and any medication that you are taking. They can get this information through the Summary Care Record which extracts bits from your medical record. This link explains what a Summary Care Record is.
Your data is also used to invite you to take part in screening programmes for the early detection of illness.

TPP Clinical System
The practice uses TPP Clinical System to hold you electronic healthcare record. This system is used by many different services and with your consent they would be able to access your healthcare record. Please use this link to understand how you can manage your data within the system.

Opting Out of Sharing Information
If you are concerned about your data being shared outside the practice the Data Opt Out Leaflet will explain what you can do to opt out of data sharing. It also explains the consequences of that decision.

Under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) you can request copies of part or all of your healthcare record, by completing a Subject Access Request Form. This link will give you more information on your rights to access your data.



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