Winterton Medical Practice
Winterton Medical Practice
GP surgeries operate under strict information governance Standards to protect patient data. This includes security of premises and systems. Our staff are trained in confidentiality and maintain strict adherance to operating procedures.
Summary Care Records (SCR) are an electronic record of important patient information, created from GP records.Link to NHS Website SCR
Patients have a right to access details of their medical records subject to various rules & guidelines.Link to NHS Website - Records
We carry out various types of private medical reports at the request of patients and with their consent.
You can choose if your data from your health records is shared for research and planning purposesLink to NHS Website - Opt Out
GP practices are required to provide details in a statement of intent regarding their Information Technology.Download Statement of Intent »
Owned & run by the NHS, the NHS App is a simple & secure way to access a range of NHS services.Link to NHS website NHS App
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The Practice have appointed Barry Jackson as the Data Protection Officer (DPO). He is employed by N3i and can be contacted through their service desk on phone: 0300 002 001 or by email (email@example.com) or via the link below-
The practice Privacy Notice can be downloaded by clicking the button below.
The NHS wants to give people better ways to see their personal health information online. We know that people want to be able to access their health records. It can help you see test results faster. It also lets you read and review notes from your appointments in your own time. We’re now letting you see all the information within your health record automatically. If you are over 16 and have an online account, such as through the NHS app or another online primary care service, you will now be able to see
all future notes and health records from your GP. Some people can already access this feature, this won’t change for you.
This means that you will be able to see notes from your appointments, as well as test results and any letters that are saved on your records. This only applies to records from your GP, not from hospitals or other specialists. You will only be able to see information from the 31st of November 2022. For most people, access will be automatic, and you won’t need to do anything.
Your GP may talk to you to discuss test results before you are able to see some of your information on the app. Your GP may also talk to you before your full records access is given to make sure that having access is of benefit to you. There might be some sensitive information on your record, so you should talk to your doctor if you have any concerns.
These changes only apply to people with online accounts. If you do not want an online account, you can still access your health records by requesting this information through reception. The changes also only apply to personal information about you. If you are a carer and would like to see information about someone you care for, speak to reception staff.
The NHS App, website and other online services are all very secure, so no one is able to access your information except you. You’ll need to make sure you protect your login details. Don’t share your password with anyone as they will then have access to your personal information.
If you do not want to see your health record, or if you would like more information about these changes, please speak to your GP or reception staff.’