Reeth Medical
Reeth Medical

Your data, privacy and the Law. 

This practice handles medical records according to the laws on data protection and confidentiality. This is how we use your records to provide your care:

For planned treatment
We share medical records with health professionals who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. This is on a need to know basis and event by event.
RMC Privacy Notice for Direct Care.pdf
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National Summary Care Record
Some of your data is automatically copied to the Shared Care Summary Record.
RMC Privacy Notice for Summary Care Reco[...]
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Urgent and Emergency Care
We do share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent or emergency care service.
RMC Privacy Notice Emergencies.pdf
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National Screening Programmes
Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as 'Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.
RMC Privacy Notice for National screenin[...]
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NHS contractual work
Data about you, usually de-identified, is used to manage the NHS and make payments.
RMC Privacy Notice for Payments.pdf
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Public Health
We share information when the law requires us to do, for instance when we are reporting certain illnesses.
RMC Privacy Notice Public Health.pdf
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Safeguarding
We share information when the law requires us to do, for instance when we are safeguarding vulnerable people.
RMC Privacy Notice Safeguarding.pdf
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NHS quality monitoring
Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by the NHS.
RMC Privacy Notice NHS Digital.pdf
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Medical research
We may also share medical records for medical research.
RMC Privacy Notice Research.pdf
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Care Quality Commission
The law allows CQC to access identifiable patient data as well as requiring this practice to share certain types of data with them in certain circumstances, for instance following a significant safety incident.
RMC Privacy Notice Care Quality Commissi[...]
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Identifying 'at risk' patients
The practice keeps data on you that we apply searches and algorithms to in order to identify patients who would benefit from preventive interventions.
RMC Privacy Notice Risk Stratification.p[...]
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