Data Protection Act 1998
Our staff are bound by strict rules governing the confidentiality of medical records.
If you wish to give permission for a third named person to receive results on your behalf, click on the link to download Patient Consent Form. Once completed, please return it to the surgery.
Please click on the link below to access up-to-date documentation for Information Governance from Kent and Medway Care Record Privacy Notice August 2021.
The practice does currently hold a Safeguarding Policy which is available on request.
KMCR Privacy Notice
Kent and Medway Care Record – Privacy Notice please click on the link: /media/content/files/KMCR%20Privacy%20Notice%202021.docx
Healthy.io - patients with diabetes (and/or other conditions)
The data is being processed for the purpose of delivery of a programme, sponsored by NHS Digital, to monitor urine for indications of chronic kidney disease (CKD) which is recommended to be undertaken annually for patients at risk of chronic kidney disease e.g., patients living with diabetes. The programme enables patients to test their kidney function from home. We will share your contact details with Healthy.io to enable them to contact you and send you a test kit. This will help identify patients at risk of kidney disease and help us agree any early interventions that can be put in place for the benefit of your care. Healthy.io will only use your data for the purposes of delivering their service to you. If you do not wish to receive a home test kit from Healthy.io we will continue to manage your care within the Practice. Healthy.io are required to hold data we send them in line with retention periods outlined in the Records Management code of Practice for Health and Social Care. Further information about this is available at: https://lp.healthy.io/minuteful_info/.
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