As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled in ways that are safe, transparent and what you would reasonably expect. Please find documents and links below.
Data Protection Officer:
(Surrey Heartlands Primary Care Data Protection Officer Service)
0203 887 6923
Surrey Care Record
Our GP Practice is using the Surrey Care Record.
The Surrey Care Record is an Electronic Health Record (EHR) linking system that brings together patient/client’s information across health and care systems in a secure manner, giving a summary of your information which is held within a number of local records.
For more information visit: www.surreyheartlands.uk/surrey-care-record-privacy-notice
You have the right to object to information being shared for your own care. Please speak to the practice if you wish to object. You also have the right to have any mistakes or errors corrected.
You can also view the Surrey Care Record web page at www.surreyheartlands.uk/surreycarerecord.
GPES Data for Pandemic Planning & Research (COVID-19) data collection
A Data Provision Notice (DPN) has now been issued for this data collection.
The purpose of the data collection is to respond to the intense demand for GP data to be shared in support of vital planning and research for COVID-19 purposes.
The data, as specified by the DPN, supports the COVID-19 Public Health Directions 2020 from the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care. Organisations that are in scope of the notice are legally required to comply. This collection is also supported by the BMA and the RCGP.
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