GDPR puts a greater onus on us to ensure that patients fully understand our policy for sharing health related information and your rights within this process. It is therefore important for us to reiterate to patients that the sharing of medical information is only provided in order to better improve your care. We will not share your medical information with any third party provider of care should you not wish us to do so.

Please see below for further information, links to documents and our record sharing page that inform you of how we manage your data and the processes our staff work to. Every employee of the NHS has legal responsibility to treat patients records in the strictest confidence and access to your records are fully auditable.

We also believe it important that patient have full confidence in our working processes, so if you have any concerns about GDPR and what this for you, please contact the Practice Manager.


Your Information, Your Rights

Our Privacy Notice explains why we collect information about you and how that information may be used to deliver your personal care and manage the local health and social care system. 

The notice reflects:

  • What information we collect about you

  • How and why we use that information

  • How we retain your information and keep it secure

  • Who we share your information with and why we do this

The notice also explains your rights in relation to consent to use your information, the right to control who can see your data and how to seek advice and support if you feel that your information has not been used appropriately.

A full copy of the Privacy Notice is available from Reception or via the link below

Porter Brook Medical Centre & Student Health at SHU Children's Privacy Policy

Porter Brook Medical Centre & Student Health at SHU Privacy Notice

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