The practice complies with Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Identifiable information about you will be shared with others in the following circumstances
- To provide further medical treatment for you i.e. hospital referrals
- To help you get other services e.g. from the social work department, this will require your consent
- When we have a duty to others i.e. in child protection cases
Reception and administration staff require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs effectively. These members of staff are bound by the same confidentiality rules as the medical staff.
See our practice Data Protection Policy and Practice Privacy Notice below for more detailed information about how we keep your information safe. Please contact the Practice Manager at the surgery if you would like to discuss this policy in more detail or would like to receive copies of the appendices mentioned in our policy.
Data Protection Policy
TRAFFORD CARE COORDINATION CENTRE (TCC)
Based at Crossgate House in Sale, contact telephone number 0161 976 2555
How the TCC uses your information:
This new NHS service is to keep people well and supported at home. The TCC nurses work with other health and social care providers to support people through regular wellness calls and help them manage the 'circle of care' around them.
The Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have produced a Fair Processing Notice which explains in detail how the TCC uses information about you.
The information is only ever used for your best interests and can only be accessed by people involved in your direct care. The notice explains
- why we share your data
- who it is shared with
- what it is used for
- what to do if you think the information is incorrect
- how to log your objection
- how to access information they hold about you
You can read the full document on TCC website