This practice keeps medical records confidential and complies with the General Data Protection Regulation.
We hold your medical record so that we can provide you with safe care and treatment.
lifestyle information, such as whether you smoke or drink
We will also use your information so that this practice can check and review the quality of the care we provide. This helps us to improve our services to you.
Currently we do not have any Risk Stratification tools for HWLH CCG. There are plans to look at providing a new tool in the future, this Notice will be updated when this service is available.
Data Controller contact details:
Foundry Medical Centre Lewes, c/o School Hill Medical Practice, School Hill House, 33 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN2 2LU
Data Protection Officer contact details:
Dr James Annis
Tel: 01273 480888
Purpose of the processing:
Lawful basis for processing:
These purposes are supported under the following sections of the GDPR:
Article 6(1)(e) ‘…necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority…’; and
Article 9(2)(h) ‘necessary for the purposes of preventative or occupational medicine for the assessment of the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or the management of health or social care systems and services…”
Healthcare staff will also respect and comply with their obligations under the common law duty of confidence.
Recipient or categories of recipients of the processed data:
The data will be shared with:
Rights to object:
Right to access and correct:
GP medical records will be kept in line with the law and national guidance. Information on how long records are kept can be found at: https://digital.nhs.uk/article/1202/Records-Management-Code-of-Practice-for-Health-and-Social-Care-2016 or speak to the practice.
Right to complain:
You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office. If you wish to complain follow this link https://ico.org.uk/global/contact-us/ or call the helpline 0303 123 1113
Data we get from other organisations:
We receive information about your health from other organisations who are involved in providing you with health and social care. For example, if you go to hospital for treatment or an operation the hospital will send us a letter to let us know what happens. This means your GP medical record is kept up-to date when you receive care from other parts of the health service.