Werneth Medical Practice

76A Windsor Road, Coppice, Oldham OL8 4AL

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Telephone: (0161) 620 5677

Fax: (0161) 620 5679

Out of Hours: 111

GDPR Policy

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1) Data Controller contact details Werneth Medical Practice, 76a Windsor Rd, Oldham, OL84AL
2) Data Protection Officer contact details Dr B Butt
Address as above
3) Purpose of the processing Direct Care is care delivered to the individual alone, most of which is provided in the surgery. After a patient agrees to a referral for direct care elsewhere, such as a referral to a specialist in a hospital, necessary and relevant information about the patient, their circumstances and their problem will need to be shared with the other healthcare workers, such as specialist, therapists, technicians etc. The information that is shared is to enable the other healthcare workers to provide the most appropriate advice, investigations, treatments, therapies and or care.
4) Lawful basis for processing The processing of personal data in the delivery of direct care and for providers’ administrative purposes in this surgery and in support of direct care elsewhere is supported under the following Article 6 and 9 conditions of the GDPR:

Article 6(1)(e) ‘…necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority…’.

Article 9(2)(h) ‘necessary for the purposes of preventative or occupational medicine for the assessment of the working capacity of the employee, medical diagnosis, the provision of health or social care or treatment or the management of health or social care systems and services…”

We will also recognise your rights established under UK case law collectively known as the “Common Law Duty of Confidentiality”*

5) Recipient or categories of recipients of the processed data The data will be shared with Health and care professionals and support staff in this surgery and at hospitals, diagnostic and treatment centres who contribute to your personal care.
6) Rights to object You have the right to object to some or all the information being processed. Please contact the Data Controller or the practice. You should be aware that this is a right to raise an objection only.
7) Right to access and correct You have the right to access the data that is being shared and have any inaccuracies corrected. There is no right to have accurate medical records deleted except when ordered by a court of Law.
8) Retention period The data will be retained in line with the law and national guidance. https://digital.nhs.uk/article/1202/Records-Management-Code-of-Practice-for-Health-and-Social-Care-2016 or speak to the practice.
9) Right to Complain. You have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    8.00am - 7.00pm
  • Tuesday
    8.00am - 7.00pm
  • Wednesday
    8.00am - 6.30pm
  • Thursday
    8.00am - 7.00pm
  • Friday
    8.00am - 6.30pm
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED