FAIR PROCESSING & PRIVACY NOTICE FOR PATIENTS
Your Information, Your Rights
Our Fair Processing & Privacy Notice explains why we collect information about you and how that information may be used to deliver your direct care and manage the local health and social care system.
The notice reflects:
- What information we collect about you;
- How and why we use that information;
- How we retain your information and keep it secure;
- Who we share your information with and why we do this.
The notice also explains your rights in relation to consent to use your information, the right to control who can see your data and how to seek advice and support if you feel that your information has not been used appropriately.
A full copy of the Fair Processing and Privacy Notice is available here:
Practice Fair Processing Privacy Notice
Your Data Matters
The NHS wants to make sure you and your family have the best care now and in the future. Your health and adult social care information supports your individual care. It also helps us to research, plan and improve health and care services in England.
There are very strict rules on how this data can and cannot be used, and you have clear data rights.
You can choose whether or not your confidential patient information is used for research and planning.
For more information, or to opt out (or opt back in again) please visit:
Patient Information Leaflet - National Data Opt Out
Data Opt In / Opt Out Options Explained
Opt Out Application by Post
Proxy Opt Out Form