HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
For details on how we hold and use your information, please click on the following links:
Burnham Health Centre - How we use your information
Information for Patients Regarding General Practice Data for Planning and Research
Patient Information Opt OUT Form
Type 1 Opt-out Form
The surgery phone number is withheld for confidentiality reasons e.g. for telephone consultation calls. Please be aware that when the GP calls you back, this will appear on your phone as a withheld number.
If you would like to know the individual organisation we share your data with please ask the practice for an up to date copy of the Practice data flow map.
OPTING OUT OF NHS DIGITAL
COLLECTING YOUR DATA
The data held in your GP medical records is shared with other healthcare professionals for the purposes of your individual care. It can also be shared with other organisations to support health and care planning and research
Following the recent announcement from NHS Digital to extract patient data for planning and research purposes, Burnham Health Centre has opted ALL patients out of this scheme(Type 1 Opt out). If you wish to opt back in please let the surgery know by post or email: email@example.com.
For further information visit https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/data-collections-and-data-sets/data-collections/general-practice-data-for-planning-and-research#opting-out
NHS Digital resource for patients with concerns is: Collecting GP data - advice for the public - NHS Digital
If a patient is unhappy about the data collection then they can complain to either:
PRIMARY CARE PRIVACY NOTICE
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