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 Coronavirus Information

The NHS in England and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.

The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK from Italy, mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers - click here .

Call 111 now if you've been:

  • To Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)
  • To other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
  • To Italy, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
  • In close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus

Do not go to a GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.

 


Repeat prescription requests are no longer accepted by phone.  Use the online service, post or request in person.

 

Privacy Notice

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

CVGP PATIENT PRIVACY NOTICE

 

This Practice aims to provide you with the highest quality of Healthcare. To do this we must keep records about you, your health and the care we have provide or plan to provide.

 

These records may include:

  • Basic details about you, such as address, date of birth, next of kin;

  • Notes and reports about your health;

  • Contact we have had with you such as clinical visits;

  • Details and records about your treatment and care;

  • Results of x-rays, laboratory tests etc.

  • Relevant information from people who care for you and know you well, such as health professionals and relatives.

 

The people who care for you use your records to:

  • Provide a good basis for all health decisions made by you and care professionals;

  • Make sure your care is safe and effective;

  • Work effectively with others providing you with care.

 

We may also need to use records about you to:

  • Check the quality of care;

  • Protect the health of the general public;

  • Help investigate any concerns or complaints you or your family have about your health care

 

We will not share information that identifies you for any reason, unless:

  • You ask us to do so;

  • We ask and you give your consent;

  • It is clinical emergency;

  • We have to do this by law

 

Everyone working for the NHS has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential. We have a duty to:

  • Maintain full and accurate records of the care we provide to you;

  • Keep records about you confidential, secure and accurate;

  • Provide information in a format that is accessible to you (eg in large type if you are partially sighted).

 

You have the right

  • You have the right to confidentiality under the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA), The General Data Protection Regulations 2018, the Human Rights Act 1998 and the common law duty of confidentiality.

  • You also have the right to ask for a copy of your records to enable you to verify the lawfulness of the processing of data held about you - Please write to the Practice, FAO Data Controller at the normal .

 

The Data Controller for this Practice is: Dr Anne Benson, Tel 01484 842652

The Data Protection Officer for this Practice is:  Angela Thomas, Tel 01484 842652



 
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