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.
The law determines how organisations can use the personal information they collect. This is an underpinned by the Common Law Duty of Confidentiality together with legislation we must comply with. You can view information regarding this on the following link Fair-processing-notice
GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATION (GDPR) COMPLIANCE
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect on May 25th 2018. You can view information regarding how we use your information at Queen Camel Medical Centre and our compliance with GDPR in the following documents:
- Data Protection Policy
- Information Governance Policy
- EMIS Search & Report Tool DPIA
- DPIA AccuRx
- AskMyGP Data Privacy Impact Assessment
- How we use your Medical Records – Poster
- Privacy Notice – Direct Care
- COVID-19 Privacy Notice
- General Practice – Fair Processing Notice
- GP Fair Processing Notice Layer 2 (Detail)
- General Practice Data for Planning and Research: NHS Digital Transparency Notice
- NHS Digital – Data Opt Out
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Cookies allow a website to recognise a user’s device.
Some cookies help websites to remember choices you make (e.g. which language you prefer if you use the Google Translate feature). Analytical cookies are to help us measure the number of visitors to a website. The two types we use are ‘Session’ and ‘Persistent’ cookies. Some cookies are temporary and disappear when you close your web browser, others may remain on your computer for a set period of time.
We do not knowingly collect or intend to collect any personal information about you using cookies. We do not share your personal information with anyone.
What can I do to manage cookies on my devices?
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Our practice has decided to outsource our medical reporting to MediData, who will process your medical report using their system, eMR.
What is eMR/MediData?
MediData is a NHS Digital accredited company who have developed a digital system called eMR, which enables GP practices to create digital, GDPR compliant medical reports. eMR helps GP Surgeries with data security, speed and efficiency eMR also helps you to easily see your medical data, stay in control of it and decide who you want to share it with.
MediData has worked hard to develop their NHS GP IT Futures accredited technology, eMR, which interfaces with our GP practice’s system to extract your medical record. This means you can receive a full copy of that information securely and share it with others as you wish, keeping your data safe.
If you wish to speak to a member of the MediData team regarding your medical report, or any concerns you may have regarding your data, please contact MediData directly on: