General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Care information choices

NHS Digital has issued a Data Provision Notice for Planning and Research.  This means we are required to share your information with them unless you tell us not to.

To opt out  

For more information on how and why general practice shares your data with NHS Digital for planning and research watch this short video or visit NHS Digital

For more information about the difference between type 1 opt out and National Opt out

National Data Opt out - manage your online choice 


Privacy Policy & Notices

Privacy Policy

Privacy Notice - Commissioning, Planning, Risk Stratification, Patient Identification

Privacy Notice - Direct Care - Emergencies Policy

Privacy Notice - Direct Care (routine care and referrals)

Privacy Notice National screening programmes

Privacy Notice - NHS Digital (data provision notice)

Privacy Notice - Payments

Privacy Notice - Safeguarding

Privacy Notice for Summary Care Record

Privacy Notice - Public Health

Privacy Notice - Connecting your Care February 2019


Application for Access to Medical Records

You have the right to view your health records in accordance with the Access to Records Act 1990. Please put your request in writing addressed to the Practice Manager. There is normally a charge for this service.

Parkside Patients are required to complete the following form in order to acccess medical records (General Data Protection Regulations Subject Access Request):

Application for access to medical records


Data Sharing

Information about your health and care helps the NHS to improve your individual care, speed up diagnosis, plan your local services and research new treatments. In May 2018, the strict rules about how this data can and cannot be used were strengthened.  The NHS is committed to keeping patient information safe and always being clear about how it is used.  

You can choose whether your confidential patient information is used for research and planning.