General Data Protection Regulation
New rules relating to how we collect and process personal data - the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - came into effect in the UK on 25 May 2018. The GDPR is Europe's new framework for data protection laws. For more information, please click on the link for our patient information leaflet below which explains what this means for our patients.
GDPR Patient information leaflet
Fair Processing and Privacy Notice for Patients
Our Fair Processing Notice & 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. To view the notice, please click on the link below.
Fair Processing and Privacy Notice