How we use your information

GDPR comes into force on the 25th May 2018
How we use your information
• We collect and hold data about you for the purpose of providing safe and effective healthcare
• Your information may be shared with our partner organisations to audit services and help provide you with better care
• Information sharing is subject to strict agreements on how it is used
• We will only share your information outside of our partner organisations with your consent*
• If you are happy with how we use your information you do not need to do anything
• If you do not want your information to be used for any purpose beyond providing your care please let us know so we can code your record appropriately
• You can object to sharing information with other health care providers but if this limits your treatment options we will tell you
• Our guiding principle is that we are holding your information in the strictest confidence
• For more information about who are our partner organisations and how your data is used please see the privacy notice on our website or ask at reception.

*Unless the health & safety of others is at risk, the law requires it or it is required to carry out a statutory function