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.
At The Tredegar Practice, we send you texts and emails to remind you of your appointments, tell you about your normal test results, and invite you to participation groups or self-care initiatives. We feel this is important and part of our job looking after your health, and we take our obligation to manage your information very seriously. We do not and never will share or use your contact details for marketing or commercial purposes. Ever. But if you still feel uncomfortable allowing us to contact you for health purposes, please let our admin staff or your GP know, and we will make sure we respect your wishes.
Practice Privacy Notices
Under GDPR we are required to record and share details of our data processing activities. This information forms Practice Privacy Notices (PPNs) also called Fair Processing Notices which you can view below. We will be adding more of these over time as we complete our action plan to fully comply with GDPR.
YouScreen: Our practice is taking part in the YouScreen HPV Self-Sampling Research Study, further information about the research can be found at https://www.smallc.org.uk/YouScreen
Data Protection Officer
All GP practices are required to have a Data Protection Officer which for the Tredegar Practice is Dr Isabel Hodkinson.
General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR)
Please see the NHS Digital page for more information about the GPDPR including how to opt out here
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