The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new EU regulation that comes into force on 25th May 2018. This is a new legal requirement that all businesses, who store your personal information, are required to adhere to.
As part of the new regulations, we are now obliged to inform all patients:
We are also required to inform you of your rights to your own confidential medical information and how to access it.
All of this information is now available in the Patient Privacy Notice, which can be accessed in PDF format by clicking the link below.
Information about your health and care helps us to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments. The NHS is committed to keeping patient information safe and always being clear about how it is used.
Please read the document below to find out how your data can and cannot be used from May 2018.
The Derbyshire Healthcare Records website also has a page on sharing your information with Health and Social Care Professionals.