Moredon Road, Swindon, SN2 2JG

Telephone: 01793 342 000
Out of hours: 111

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Data Protection, Privacy and Confidentiality


Freedom of Information Act

The Freedom for Information Act 2000 gives the public the right to know how public services are run and how much they cost. From January 2005 General Practices must respond to requests about information it holds. However requests will have to satisfy a number of conditions. For further information please contact our Practice Manager.

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NHS Summary Care Records

As part of a mandatory, national programme each GP Practice will have to make a summary care record for each patient (unless the patient has already opted out).

Please read the information regarding this.

If you wish to opt out download and complete the opt out form and return to the Practice (see below).

Information Website

Further information can be found at the NHS Digital website.

Information Leaflets & Opt-Out Form

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Transferring Your Electronic Health Record

Your GP practice holds copies of your patient health record electronically and in paper format. Both contain the healthcare information about you that your GP needs including your medical history, medications, allergies, immunisations and vaccinations.

If you have previously registered with a different GP in England, upon registering at this practice your electronic health record will, where possible, be transferred automatically from your previous practice through the use of an NHS system called GP2GP.

For further information please download this information leaflet.

eConsult

We use eConsult to assist us in delivering healthcare services to our patients that register to use eConsult. When you register to use eConsult, you give your explicit consent (permission) for eConsult to collect and use your personal information for the services provided by eConsult.

eConsult may share your personal data with us if you submit blood pressure readings, require an appointment, fit note or test results.

Full details about how eConsult will process your personal information can be found on their privacy notice here:

https://econsult.net/nhs-patients/privacy-policy