General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) & Practice Privacy Notice

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union directive which along with the new UK Data Protection Act 2018 came into force at the end of May 2018. These laws govern the way organisations handle personal and sensitive information.

Clerkenwell Medical Practice handles your data in line with the above laws and also in line with the Common Law Duty of Confidentiality and the 7 Caldicott Principles.

We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality of your data and only share your data for direct care or where we are required to by law or in order to fulfil our NHS contract or on the rare occasion when not sharing the data is deemed to be more harmful than sharing the data.

Our Privacy Notice contains an in depth description of how we handle your data.

View our Privacy Notice here

View our Privacy Notice for Children here

Learn more about the GDPR here

View our Website Privacy Notice here

View our approach to Privacy by Design

View a Data Protection (Privacy) Impact Assessment template.

Access to your medical record

You can gain access to some aspects of your medical record online. Please contact reception for a form. You will need to provide photo proof of identity such as a passport.

If necessary you can gain a copy of your record by submitting a Subject Access Request

View our Subject Access Request Policy here

View and download our Subject Access Request Form here