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The Practice is taking part in an important national project about diabetes care and treatment in the NHS and the project is called the National Diabetes Audit (NDA)


If you have diabetes and want more information or if you do not want your information to be used please contact the surgery.


  


SMS Text Messaging


The Practice is introducing the use of text messaging as another form of communication.


SMS Text messaging is now a well-used method of communication, and the practice feels that embracing this method will enhance the service we offer to our patients by engaging with them in a more efficient and accessible way. Our aim is to benefit both the practice and patients in delivering our services more effectively.


This will allow the practice to send out information such as appointment reminders, recalls in relation to health reviews, flu campaigns, pathology results and more.


If you would like to be included in the process then please either click the link below to read our conditions and download our consent form or call into the Surgery and speak to one of our Reception Team.


SMS Information and Consent Form


 


GDPR - General Data Protection Regulations 2018


What will this mean for you?


Please ask at Reception for more information 



General Data Protection Regulations – The Practice now requires written consent for you to nominate a person to collect your prescription or discuss your medical care (please ask for a consent form).


 


   


 


 


 


 


 


 


  

Patient Advice

your care dataInformation about you and the care you receive is shared, in a secure system, by healthcare staff to support your treatment and care..

It is important that we at the NHS can use this information to plan and improve services for all patients. We would like to link information from all the different places where you receive care, such as your GP, hospital and community service, to help us provide a full picture. This will allow us to compare the care you received in one area against the care you received in another, so we can see what has worked best.

Information such as your postcode and NHS number, but not your name, will be used to link your records in a secure system, so your identity is protected. Information which does not reveal your identity can then be used by others, such as researchers and those planning health services, to make sure we provide the best care possible for everyone.

You have a choice. If you are happy for your information to be used in this way you do not have to do anything. If you have any concerns or wish to prevent this from happening, please speak to practice staff or download the opt out form below, complete it and return it to the practice

We need to make sure that you know this is happening and the choices you have.

doc How information about you helps us to provide better care

doc Care Data - Frequently Asked Questions

doc Opt Out Form - Download, complete and return to the practice

You can find out more on the NHS England Care Data website

 



 
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