Under the latest GDPR legislation we are obliged to have a data policy and to let you know how we store data.
We store data electronically - including your name, date of birth and contact details as well as details about your insurance coverage.
Copies of clinic letters will be sent to you and your GP. All other correspondence is stored electronically (or scanned in) and this is managed by DGL Practice manager and KMS Professionals Ltd.. We do not store paper records. Dictations and results are sent by means of encrypted emails or edited within the secure DGL practice manager system.
We need to keep records stored electronically for the length of time that they may be relevant to your health. Should you wish your data to be removed then this will need to done in writing- however we will need to store a copy of this request as we are obliged to keep copies of our notes and records about you should they be necessary in the future. Your request will need to state how the health information will be stored to be available (e.g. via your GP).
Each consultant is registered individually as data handlers with the ICO, and both DGL and Clanwilliam Health are registered for data control. KMS Professionals are independently registered for data control.
Emails are sent using encrypted email technology.
For further details on how your data is handled and stored, please, contact KMS Ltd. or
You are entitled to a copy of all information stored about you. In the first instance, email (a small charge to cover costs is made). We can provide you with a copy of our data handling agreements on request.
We do not use data for marketing purposes, and only correspond with you regarding your medical care when you have chose us to care for you. We only share data with third parties when it is necessary to arrange for investigations (at hospitals and clinics) or with your insurance company.
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