General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Lanchester Medical Centre
Practice Privacy Notice
How we use your medical records
This practice handles medical records according to the laws on data protection and confidentiality.
- We share medical records with health professionals who are involved in providing you with care and treatment. This is on a need to know basis and event by event.
- Some of your data is automatically copied to the Shared Care Summary Record
- We do share some of your data with local out of hours / urgent or emergency care services
- Data about you is used to manage national screening campaigns such as Flu, Cervical cytology and Diabetes prevention.
- Data about you, usually de-identified, is used to manage the NHS and make payments.
- We share information when the law requires us to do, for instance when we are inspected or reporting certain illnesses or safeguarding vulnerable people.
- Your data is used to check the quality of care provided by the NHS.
- We may also share medical records for medical research
For more information read the specific privacy notices below.
What to do if you have any questions
Contact the practice’s data controller Joanne Marshman via email address Data Controller.
GP practices are data controllers for the data they hold about their patients. Write to the data controller at:
- Lanchester Medical Centre, Durham Road, Lanchester, County Durham, DH7 0LS
Ask to speak to the Practice Manager Joanne Marshman Practice Manager
The Data Protection Officer (DPO) for Lanchester Medical Centre is Andrew Dowson [email protected]
Practice Privacy Notice –
Practice Privacy Notice for Direct Care –
Practice Privacy Notice Emergencies –
Practice Privacy Notice for CQC –
Practice Privacy Notice National Screening Programme –
Practice Privacy Notice for Payments –
Practice Privacy Notice for Summary Care Records –
Practice Privacy Notice NHS Digital –
Practice Privacy Notice Public Health –
Practice Privacy Notice Research –
Practice Privacy Notice Risk Stratification –
Practice Privacy Safeguarding Notice –
Practice Poster – GDRP GDPR – Practice Poster –
Practice Poster – GDPR Practice Poster GDPR for Children –