Use of computers and personal health information:
We are registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and have systems in place to protect your confidentiality. Personal health information is used to monitor the practice's screening activities. Your medical history will not be given to you as the patient without suitable identification. Neither will information be given to anyone else unless they are health care professionals or have your written consent.
Occasionally anonymised health information is sent to the CCG to monitor quality standards.