Covid-19 amendment to Privacy Notice
General Practice Extraction Service (GPES)
Purpose – GP practices are required by law to provide data extraction of their patients personal confidential information for various purposes by NHS Digital. The objective of this data collection is on an ongoing basis to identify patients registered at General Practices who fit within a certain criteria, in order to monitor and either provide direct care, or prevent serious harm to those patients. Below is a list of the purposes for the data extraction, by using the link you can find out the detail behind each data extraction and how your information will be used to inform this essential work:
Legal Basis – All GP Practices in England are legally required to share data with NHS Digital for this purpose under section 259(1)(a) and (5) of the 2012 Act
Any objections to these data collections should be made directly to NHS Digital. [email protected]
Processor – NHS Digital or NHS X
As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled in ways that are safe, transparent and what you would reasonably expect. Please find documents and links below.
The Practice Data Protection Officer is Trudy Slade based at NHS SOUTH, CENTRAL AND WEST
COMMISSIONING SUPPORT UNIT.
Any queries in regard to Data Protection issues should be addressed to her at: –
Email: [email protected]
Postal: NHS South, Central and West CSU
1 The Causeway, Goring By Sea West Sussex BN12 6BT
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