Patient Privacy Notice – General Data Protection Regulations
This notice is designed to clearly inform you on what data I obtain from you; how I obtain it; why I obtain it; how I store it; how long I store it for; how it may be processed; by whom it may be processed; how you obtain a copy of the data I hold on you and when the data will be destroyed.
The data I obtain from you:
Name, address, date of birth, N.O.K, Occupational details and contact details.
Medical history inclusive of medications and the GP practice that you are registered with.
How do I obtain the data?
The data I obtain from you comes from the medical history form we complete upon your initial visit and the information obtained from you during your appointment including a record of examination and treatment provided.
Why is the data obtained?
The data that I obtain is the minimal necessary to enable me to carry out safe and effective treatments to your feet.
The data that I obtain is not used for any other purposes beyond providing your foot health treatment.
Who has access to the data?
The data is accessed only by Amy Rowbotham who provides your foot care treatment.
In the event of a medical emergency, relevant data that I hold on you may be passed over to the emergency services if it is required in your vital interests.
How is my data stored?
Your data is stored physically on a record card
The record cards are stored in a locked, fire-proof cabinet within a locked room.
Only I have the key to this cabinet.
How is my data processed?
Your data is processed purely in terms of making and annotating clinical notes relating to your foot health care.
Your data is not used for promotional or marketing purposes.
Your contact details are used only in the event that I need to get hold of you in relation to an appointment or service that you have with me. Your Next of Kin details are obtained for emergency purposes only.
Your data will not be passed onto any third parties.
How long is my data stored for?
Your data is stored for 7 years after the date of your last appointment.
If your last appointment was when you were under the age of 18, then the data will continue to be stored until the date of your 25th birthday.
After these time periods have elapsed, your data will be destroyed.
How can I access my data?
If you would like to have a copy of the data that I hold on you, please contact me on 07813672753 or firstname.lastname@example.org to make a request.