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. If you require access to these documents in a different format, then please contact the surgery and speak with the Practice Manager.
Other useful links:
National Data Opt Out (see also WRMC Privacy Notice)
The New Greater Manchester (GM) Care Record
For workers in health or social care, easy access to patient information is critical to support decision-making about patient care and treatment, especially in situations such as the COVID-19 pandemic. This is where the GM Care Record comes in.
The GM Care Record pulls vital patient data from several areas, including:
- primary care
- community services
- mental health services
- social care
- secondary care
- specialist services e.g. NWAS – North West Ambulance Service
It’s an extension of integrated care records already live in various localities of Greater Manchester. However, it collates patient information from across Greater Manchester into one place, making it easily accessible for health and care workers to inform direct care from across geographies and organisations.
The amount of data that the GM Care Record holds is increasing all the time. Data is constantly being added, so that a combined record can be developed for all our citizens to help better decision making and more informed care and treatment.
This Practice shares some of your patient data to form part of the GM Care Record for your direct care.
If you have any questions or concerns about the GM Care Record please contact : [email protected]
The Practice Data Protection Officer is Paul Couldrey of PCIG Consulting Limited. Any queries regarding Data Protection issues should be addressed to him at: –
Email: [email protected]
PCIG Consulting Limited
7 Westacre Drive
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